Patient Stories

We are grateful to patients who have shared their very personal stories about head and neck cancer with us. If you would like to tell us about your cancer journey please get in touch.

Belinda Gilfoyle Story

Belinda Gilfoyle

I was lying in bed one night when it happened again

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Bob Howes Story

Bob Howes

Read how expert medical care was crucial to my recovery.

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Cancer doesn’t stop in a pandemic

COVID-19 slowed us all down in 2020. But cancer doesn’t stop in a pandemic.

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Derek Miller

Derek Miller shares his treatment journey following his diagnosis of tonsil cancer

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Janet West

Janet West’s story

Broadcaster Janet West shares her very personal story about her diagnosis.

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John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson’s widow pledges her support for Oracle Cancer Trust following his acclaimed book “Face Cancer” that documents his cancer journey

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Julian Gilbert story

Julian Gilbert

Julian Gilbert faced the fight of his life when he was diagnosed with throat cancer.

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Nigel Lloyd-Jones story

Nigel Lloyd-Jones

To receive the news “You have cancer” is a life changing experience.

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Oracle’s Big Give Appeal off to a flying start

Our Big Give Appeal is off to a great start – hear stories from patients and their partners, including Graham who’s been supporting his wife Helen during her gruelling treatment

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