TCF News

Throat Cancer Foundation Chief Welcomes Jcvi Decision

The founder of the Throat Cancer Foundation has broadly welcomed a decision made by the UK Government’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) that a universal vaccination programme protecting boys against human papillomavirus (HPV) is cost effective. This decision paves the way for the Government, through Public Health England, to extend NHS funding which

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Continuing Our Campaign For Universal HPV Vaccination

In the latest stage of our campaign for universal HPV vaccination we have advised the NHS Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) that we will consider legal action if they do not change their policy and offer vaccination to boys as well as girls. We believe their current policy is discriminatory. Our boys deserve better

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Our Boys Deserve Better!

The Mail on Sunday today (28/01/18) published an article in reference to the fact that only girls are vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which is wreaking havoc. Read the article here (opens in new window). New cases of Throat Cancer continue to grow year on year, striking mainly men in the prime of their life.

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Can You Help? The Impact Of A Diagnosis Of Head And Neck Cancer

Our colleagues at the University College London are currently recruiting members for a Participatory Advisory Group (PAG) exploring experiences of being diagnosed with head and neck cancer. Please see the attached document for more information on how you can become a member and share your experiences with the PAG. Advert Advisory Group

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Help Us Create Guides For HPV & Throat Cancer

We’re preparing two guides on HPV and throat cancer. One will be for doctors and other health staff and one will be for patients. If you’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer you can really help us out by taking our short survey at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ TCFsurvey-patients The aim of the survey is to make sure that the guide

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Merry Christmas To All Our Supporters

HERE IS TO ALL OF OUR SUPPORTERS WHO HAVE MADE THIS A GREAT YEAR FOR TCF. WE COULD NOT HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU.   WHAT HAVE WE DONE THIS YEAR? We have been campaigning in the UK for better treatment and HPV vaccination to be universal. TCF were one of the founding members of

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TCF Take HPV Issue To The Scottish Parliament

WHY WERE TCF AT THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT? Last week the Founder and Chief Executive of Throat Cancer Foundation , Jamie Rae gave evidence at the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee. The Public Petitions Committee is made up of a number of MSP’s and deals with all matters of public interest, from cancer preventative vaccinations to

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Jamie Rae

Blog From CEO Jamie Rae

Hi everyone, This is a quick update on what TCF have been up to since our launch (and before) and to say thank you to everyone who has supported us on this journey. Some of you may know me but for those that don’t, my name is Jamie Rae and I founded the Throat Cancer

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TCF On Top Of The World

WELL DONE TO GEOFF AND HIS TEAM Happy to report that Geoff and his team of fundraisers have made it safely back to Kathmandu after 10 days of trekking through the beautiful Himalayan Mountain range. They managed to avoid abominable snowmen and other dangers to make it safely back to civilization. It is already an amazing achievement to do

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Amazing Response To TCF And Our Thanks

It has been a very busy couple of weeks for TCF and we have been overwhelmed by the support people have shown to us. Lots of people who are recovering from cancer, or have had family members go through a cancer diagnosis and treatment have reached out to us to share their stories. We are

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