Patient journeys

A problem shared is a problem halved – we want to use section of our website to share other patients journeys from diagnosis to living beyond cancer. We want people who have been through treatment and out the other side to share their stories with us.

Please remember every patient is different and treatment will vary from person to person. All stories are for information only and not medical advice.  Do not be surprised if someone has a different treatment regime to you. If you are undergoing treatment and have any concerns about your treatment speak to your medical team.

Ask an expert

The Throat Cancer Foundation has built a network of esteemed medical and health professionals who have offered us their expertise and time.

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Medical terminology

When dealing with doctors and other medical professionals, there may be terms used that you don’t quite understand. To help make things clearer, we have created this glossary and hope you will find it helpful.

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In this section we are going to look at the importance of nutrition and eating well when suffering from cancer of the head and neck.

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Available Support

There is lots of help available though and we have compiled a list of useful resources which will guide you through the support that is available to patients and their families.

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Further help

Here we have gathered a number of useful resources and phone numbers for those facing up to a cancer diagnosis. This includes general help and information on cancer, smoking cessation, help with stress and more.

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Share your journey

If you have been through cancer and would like to share your story with us, then email us at – if you have been through cancer and out the other side, your story can inspire hope in those who are beginning their journey.

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