Throat Cancer News

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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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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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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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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Michael Douglas, Oral Sex And HPV

ORAL SEX,HPV AND CANCER The press interest in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and throat cancer has exploded thanks to an interview given recently by Hollywood movie star Michael Douglas where he talks about his throat cancer, HPV, oral sex and a somewhat controversial, cure for throat cancer .  The piece first appeared in The Guardian and can be viewed

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Latest News On Michael Douglas And HPV

You have probably noticed that there has been quite a lot of press interest in throat cancer, HPV and oral sex since Michael Douglas gave an interview to the Guardian where he talked about how he battled throat cancer caused by HPV, why he believes it was caused by oral sex and , rather more

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Scottish Laryngectomee Day 25th June

LARYNGECTOMEE DAY This June see’s the National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs (NALC) host an event in Glasgow for laryngectomees and their friends and families. A laryngectomy is where some or all of the larynx or voice box is removed. This is a really life changing event and something which can affect people who have had cancer of the

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