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Paul’s story

In 2011, Paul Barr from Coventry, started to get a sore throat, but despite taking over the counter throat lozenges from his local pharmacy, the pain was not receding. After six weeks of his sore throat not going away, he finally went to his doctor.  The doctor diagnosed him as having ‘Laryngitis’, a general sore

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The Kiltwalk Returns

The KiltWalk Returns On Sunday 26th of September 2021 the lengendary ‘KiltWalk’ returns and we hope you will don your Kilt, to become one of the tartan-clad walkers taking part while raising vital funds to support our work. One of the amazing facts about the Kiltwalk is that all your fundraising efforts will be topped up

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Remembering Lynn

Last Christmas, we received a very kind and generous donation, from a law firm in London, Kerman and Co.  It was given to us for two reasons; firstly, they were doing it in lieu of sending corporate Christmas cards and secondly to show support to one of their colleagues, Lynn.  Lynn had earlier that year

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Grandmother told ‘kissing’ could have caused HPV related throat cancer set to abseil Spinnaker Tower to raise awareness for life changing disease

A grandmother who is set to abseil down ‘Spinnaker Tower’ in Portsmouth in September in honour of fellow throat cancer survivors has opened up about the lack of awareness surrounding HPV-related throat cancers and also the impact both the disease and diagnosis had on her. Victoria Workman, 59, told how she was grilled with personal

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Throat Cancer Foundation appeals to Patients and Patient Groups affected by HPV related throat cancer to help with survey for new version of HPV and Throat Cancer guides

The Throat Cancer Foundation would be very grateful for your help. We are updating a guide which, since it was first published in 2018, has proved very helpful to people affected by throat cancer caused by HPV. You can see the guide here: HPV and Throat Cancer: Information for patients, their families and loved ones.

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Friends take on 42km Challenge after father beats throat cancer

In the summer of 2019, Kelsey Dodd’s dad, found a lump in his neck while on holiday. A quick diagnosis established he had a throat cancer and would face several months of aggressive radiotherapy and chemotherapy. His intensive treatment finished just 2 days after Christmas that year and as a result, he lost nearly all

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Niki’s story

Niki Shaw, shares with honesty, her personal journey with a throat cancer diagnosis during COVID.  From dealing with delayed appointments to harrowing restrictions, that included having to be separated from her husband for six weeks and medical staff who couldn’t support her as they would have normally been able or liked to do as before. 

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