TCF News

Benefact Group 2022 Movement for Good Awards

Benefact Group, a charitable organisation are looking to donate £1,000 to 120 nominated charities at the beginning of December. The more nominations we receive, the more likely we will be given £1,000 to us during the holiday season. To nominate us or find out more, follow this link: https://movementforgood.com/#nominateACharity

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Call for More Fundraisers

Prevention and early diagnosis are two of the most important tools we have when it comes to saving lives, for those affected by throat cancers. When detected and referred early enough we see survival rates as high as 95%. Too often, people either ignore or dismiss the warning signs, leading to a later-stage diagnosis. This ultimately

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Who cares?

Caring for a loved one who has or had a throat cancer can be one of the most demanding things a person does. We often hear stories from carers of stress, frustration, pain, fear, or emotional turmoil. Wishing they could take the cancer away, their loved one is going through. A whole range of emotions

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Remembering Alan Shepherd

The family of Alan Shepherd have kindly donated £344.20 from them and friends who attended his funeral, after he passed away on the 24th of August.   He was a well loved and appreciated man. Alan was diagnosed with a throat cancer at 59, but because of the treatment and care he received he lived for

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Steve Bergman Appointed as Ambassador

In 2015, aged just 56, saw Steve Bergman, diagnosed with a stage 4 HPV related throat cancer.  This came as a complete shock to him, as he had kept himself fit and healthy over the years, enjoying running and cycling and eating a good diet. More surprises were in store for Steve.  When he was

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Victoria Workman Appointed as Patient Ambassador

Patient Ambassador – Victoria Workman, Worthing In 2012, Victoria Workman, retired ‘Children’s Work Manager’, and grandma of two was diagnosed with a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related throat cancer. She had been experiencing choking sensations, along with an awful cold that would not shift, and her mouth was in a lot of pain.  It was her

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HPV and Throat Cancer Guides get major endorsements

The Throat Cancer Foundation (TCF) is delighted to announce major endorsements for our ‘HPV and Throat Cancer’ guides, from two of the UK’s leading organisations responsible for delivering and supporting head and neck cancer services. The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) and The British Association of Head and Neck Oncology Nurses (BAHNON)

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