Vote for Oracle Cancer Trust and raise money for head and neck cancer awareness month

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We’re delighted to have been shortlisted to receive a donation from My Favourite Voucher Codes in their September charity vote. We’d love it if you would cast your vote for us by visiting https://www.myfavouritevouchercodes.co.uk/ My Favourite Voucher Codes supports charities every month and runs a monthly poll for customers. The charity with the most votes […]

Oracle chosen as Charity of the Year at leading Asian Awards night

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Oracle Cancer Trust are delighted to have been selected as Charity of the Year at the 18th Asian Achievers Awards being held on the 14th September at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London.  The Asian Achievers Awards recognises the outstanding work from individuals from across businesses and professions within the Asian community and acknowledges accomplishments of […]

Rolling Stones legend Charlie Watts donates signed drum to Oracle

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Charlie Watts, drummer from rock legends The Rolling Stones has generously donated a signed drum by the band which will be auctioned in September at the 18th Asian Achievers Awards being held at The Grosvenor House.  Oracle has been chosen as Charity of the Year at the prestigious awards evening. As a former throat cancer […]

Summer newsletter

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Our Summer 2018 newsletter is out now.  Featuring fundraising stories, research updates and our front cover story welcoming our new Patron, Sir Michael Morpurgo. If you would like printed copies of the newsletter, please contact us.    

Oracle announces new Patron Sir Michael Morpurgo

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1st June 2018 Oracle Cancer Trust, the UK’s leading charity dedicated to funding research into head and neck cancer, announces that Michael Morpurgo will become its new patron. Best known as the author of ‘War Horse’, Michael has recently revealed his own diagnosis with cancer of the larynx. Now as Oracle’s new patron, he intends […]

The Glory of Christmas 2017

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We were delighted to welcome over 500 guests to our 12th Glory of Christmas Concert at the wonderful concert venue of St John’s Smith Square.  This year the audience were treated to festive classics, carols and song by the Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge with the Thames Chamber Orchestra conducted by Keith Marshall.  Over 70 […]

Read our latest newsletter

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Our Winter 2017 newsletter is available now.  The bumper edition features stories from patients, fundraisers and a selection of research updates from the team. We are also delighted to announce our new “Oracle Friends” initiative to encourage supporters to set up a regular donation to support our ongoing research projects and help us plan for […]

Oxford reception celebrates new partnership

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Oracle Cancer Trust hosted a reception recently in the beautiful setting of Oriel College, Oxford to celebrate the new partnership between Oxford-based cancer charity Heads Up and Oracle Cancer Trust. Heads Up and Oracle Cancer Trust both share the same vision – to fund pioneering research into head and neck cancer to discover better and […]

2017 Annual Golf Day

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Our 8th Annual Charity Golf Day was held on the 28th September at Burhill Golf Club in Surrey.  The 18 teams enjoyed the challenging New Course and we were fortunate to have a mild Autumn day with light winds for perfect playing conditions. Congratulations to individual winner Alex Collins who scored a huge 45 points […]

Oracle benefits from musical concert this Autumn

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Oracle is delighted to be chosen as the beneficiary charity for a concert this Autumn: London Moonlight Symphony Orchestra showcasing vocal and orchestral performances Saturday 14th October, 1930 St Peter’s Church, Kensington Park Road, London W11 2PN £10 tickets (£7 concessions)  This evening concert program includes works by famous composers in world opera including Bellini, Verdi, […]

Summer 2017 Newsletter out now

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Our Summer 2017 newsletter is now available to download.  Our biggest ever issue has 16 pages of inspiring fundraising stories, research updates and the exciting news about our new partnership with Oxford-based research Charity, Heads Up. If you have any feedback on the newsletter or would like to be sent a printed copy, please do get […]

Tickets available now for our 12th Glory of Christmas Concert

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Monday 4th December 2017, St John’s Smith Square, London SW1 The Glory of Christmas Concert is the highlight of Oracle’s year and a wonderful way to start the festive season for all our supporters, friends, patients and the team of nurses, clinicians, researchers and staff from London hospitals. With music by the Thames Chamber Orchestra […]

Walk the Test Way and raise funds for Oracle this October

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Early bird registration is now open for the ever popular Walk the Test Way fundraising event which takes place on Sunday 8th October 2017.  Walkers can choose a distance of 5, 8, 11, 16 or 25.5 miles and dogs are most welcome to join in. All transport and logistics are provided by the organisers and the route […]

Oracle raises over £5,000 at the European WealthBriefing Awards

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Oracle Cancer trust were delighted to be selected as the beneficiary charity for the prestigious European WealthBriefing Awards which was held in May at the City of London’s Guildhall.  Over 350 guests attended the event where Oracle’s Honorary Trustee Professor Kevin Harrington addressed the audience about the challenges and developments for treating head and neck cancer. […]

Run the Royal Parks Half Marathon in October for Oracle

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Oracle has secured three places for the popular Royal Parks Half Marathon in London taking place on Sunday 8th October. In it’s 10th year, this iconic run takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks and four of London’s Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Palace Gardens. All roads […]

Spring 2017 Newsletter out now

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Our Spring 2017 newsletter is now available to download.  In this issue we have articles about our latest research projects, fundraising events and articles from supporters taking on challenges to raise funds for our pioneering head and neck cancer research programmes.

Isle of Wight Dinner Dance raises over £3,000

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Supporter Nikki Sampson who recently lost her husband, Nigel, following a long battle with head and neck cancer organised a “Delightfully Decadent” dinner dance recently in support of Oracle.  The evening which was organised with a friend, local DJ and fundraiser Tony Martin – raised over £3,000 and included a raffle and prize draw and […]

6th March is European Swallowing Awareness Day

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Today, 6th March is European Swallowing Awareness Day. Research has shown that up to 60% of patients suffer from swallowing difficulties following treatment for head and neck cancer which is a serious issue as numbers of new cases are increasing at a relentless rate. Oracle Cancer Trust have funded significant research projects to reduce issue […]

Ian Mitchell reaches his 2017 London Marathon fundraising target!

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Oracle’s 2017 London Marathon runner Ian Mitchell braved one of the coldest days of the year to raise funds for Oracle to boost his fundraising target of £2,500 with family and friends.  Ian chose to run for Oracle in memory of his stepfather, Neil, who had a long battle with throat cancer and sadly passed […]