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Experimental virus therapy cures Oracle Board Member Sir Michael Lockett

Experimental virus therapy cures Oracle Board Member Sir Michael Lockett

Sir Michael Lockett took part in a trial under the care of Professor Kevin Harrington using a cold sore virus therapy that cured his head and neck cancer.  Read more in the article that appeared in The Mail on Sunday. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3602308/How-cold-sore-virus-killed-cancer-mastermind-London-s-2012-Olympics-reveals-injections-herpes-virus-vaccinated-against-future-tumours.html

New head and neck cancer drug "game changer"

New head and neck cancer drug "game changer"

A new type of cancer drug that wakes up the patient’s own immune system to fight tumours could be a game changer for tackling aggressive head and neck cancers, say experts. The news announced today, 19th April at a conference supports the work of Professor Kevin Harrington.  Read the full news report here.   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36081336

Download our Spring 2016 Newsletter

Download our Spring 2016 Newsletter

Our Spring 2016 newsletter is now available.  This issue we feature one of the most common cancers of the head and neck; cancer of the tonsils Oracle Spring 2016 Newsletter

Help develop a NICE quality standard on head and neck cancer treatment

Help develop a NICE quality standard on head and neck cancer treatment

NICE are currently recruiting patients, as well as the people who are unpaid carers and advocates for them, to join the committee which will be developing a NICE quality standard on head and neck cancer. The quality standard will look at how to improve the quality of services that are provided by the NHS for people…

Professor Kevin Harrington raises £5,000 for Oracle

Professor Kevin Harrington raises £5,000 for Oracle

Congratulations to Professor Kevin Harrington who took part in  the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday and in so doing, has raised some £5,000 for Oracle.  Kevin finished in under 4 hours which, by anyone’s standards, is a remarkable achievement, especially given the fact that he was plagued by a persistent chest infection for several weeks prior…

The 2015 Glory of Christmas Concert Event

The 2015 Glory of Christmas Concert Event

Over 500 friends and supporters joined the team from Oracle Cancer Trust for our tenth Glory of Christmas Concert held at St John’s Smith Square in London.  Guests enjoyed music and song from The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge and the Thames Chamber Orchestra.  Bookings for our 2016 evening on Monday 5th December 2016 will…

Oracle feature in The Daily Mail about Tonsillar Cancer

Oracle feature in The Daily Mail about Tonsillar Cancer

Oracle’s voluntary CEO, Anthony Sykes appeared in The Daily Mail recently and shared his experiences of a swelling on his neck being diagnosed as tonsillar cancer, which was successfully treated following surgery, chemotherapy and one month of radiotherapy. Read the full article here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3427330/Are-throat-cancers-rise-ve-stopped-taking-tonsils-out.html

Head and Neck Cancer Symptom Checker

Head and Neck Cancer Symptom Checker

"Upping the Andes" Cyclists share their inspiration story

"Upping the Andes" Cyclists share their inspiration story

The four “Upping the Andes” riders being Guthrie, Toby, Archie and Tom shared their truly inspiration story recently at the Royal Geographical Society.  The idea for their bike ride started with an informal chat over the kitchen table and ended in a five month, 8,000 mile bike ride through some of the toughest terrain finishing in…

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