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Jeremy Hunt Faces Fresh Calls To Vaccinate Teenage Boys Against HPV

The Mail on Sunday published this article today mentioning our intention to seek a judicial review on the grounds on gender discrimination if the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) make a final decision to continue to make the human papilloma virus (HPV) unavailable to males. We are crowdfunding to cover our potential costs at the moment

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Call To Extend HPV Vaccine To Boys As Cancer Rates Soar

The Guardian have today published an article saying that new figures, to be released in a couple of weeks, will show rates of head and neck cancers in men are now rising so quickly that it is imperative the current HPV vaccination policy to only offer immunisation to girls is reversed. You can read the article

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House Of Lords

Universal HPV Vaccination Discussed In House Of Lords

A question was raised by Baroness Altmann in the House of Lords today about universal HPV vaccination and was discussed by peers. You can view a video of the discussion here. We hope that as support for universal HPV vaccination continues to gather momentum the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) will soon make their decision on whether

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Travel insurance for cancer patients

One issue which has come up time and time again for cancer patients and survivors is affordable travel insurance. Many people have said that travel insurance can end up costing more than the holiday itself, which can put people off travelling. It is not recommended to travel without travel insurance and some tour operators and

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Help Us In Our Fight To End HPV And HPV-related Cancers

Help Us In Our Fight To End HPV And HPV-related Cancers

We have launched a CrowdJustice campaign so we can fight to end HPV-related cancers by challenging the discriminatory policy to not offer HPV vaccination to boys, and we need your help. We want fairness, for all our children to be protected from the suffering that these preventable cancers can provide. Please read our case page to find out more.

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Patient Journey: David Beattie

David Beattie, 58, was diagnosed with throat cancer in June 2009. Now in remission, he shares his story of treatment in both Glasgow and London. How were you first alerted to your cancer? I noticed a lump that had appeared at the side of my neck, and I went to my doctor to have it

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Nutritionist Resource

We would like to introduce our new friends and colleagues at the nutritionist resource website. This is a UK based organisation who have information about all things nutrition, including information for people who are undergoing cancer treatment or have been through treatment. There is lots of different information on the site though and also a very handy

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HPV Action

HPV Action

HPV ACTION As our supporters will know TCF have been campaigning since our inception to change the dangerous and discriminatory policy towards HPV vaccination in the UK. We know now that HPV causes many different  cancers (including nearly 35% all throat cancers) , not just cervical cancer and is as dangerous for boys as it

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ECHNO 14

European Congress On Head And Neck Oncology (Echno 2014),

ECHNO 2014 The European Congress on Head and Neck Oncology (ECHNO 2014), being held at The ACC, Liverpool, UK from 24-26 April 2014. An emphasis has been placed on addressing the need for a multidisciplinary approach to facilitate cooperation between  the various clinical and research specialties involved in the management of head and neck cancer. ECHNO 2014 will

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