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A Head and Neck cancer perspective on the NHS Workforce Strategy 2023

The 2023 NHS Workforce Strategy promises plans for a reinvigorated healthcare system in England. It aims to address a shortage of over 100,000 healthcare professionals, including doctors and nurses, promising…

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Walking the North Downs Way in Memory of Dad

On Saturday 9th July 2023, Peter’s friends and family walked 16.5 miles of the North Downs Way from Wye and Folkestone, an area Peter and his wife Isabelle called home…

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Financial support pilot programme

The diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer can potentially have a large impact on the financial status of a patient and their family, costing families up to £600 more every…

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HPV 16 Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma – a female perspective

In February 2018, I received the shocking news that I had head and neck cancer. The diagnosis came after months of investigations at Salisbury hospital for a damson-sized lump on…

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192 Mile coast-to-coast walk to mark 5 years cancer free

5 years after receiving treatment for a nasty Head and Neck cancer, Caroline Outterside, considers herself as one of the lucky ones and wants to give back. Accompanied by her…


Medical experts and researchers team up to highlight increase in head and neck cancer

Experts from the University of Derby, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) and University Hospitals Leicester have joined forces to raise awareness of head and neck cancer. The teams,…

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How a cycling challenge helped Angie recover from tonsil cancer treatment

In June 2010, at the age of 47, I was diagnosed with advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma in my right tonsil. The cancer had spread to the lymph nodes on both…

Breaking Bad News

At Oracle Cancer Trust, we understand that it’s tough for doctors and nurses to share difficult news with patients who have Head and Neck cancer. It’s important to be understanding,…

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Life after Lary

As Jon’s Instagram takeover for World Head and Neck Cancer Day comes to an end, he brings us up to speed on what life is like now and tells us…

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