throat cancer

When your family and friends already think you’re a clown

…well why not learn to do professionally for FREE, yes free. We have partnered up with Ultra Events to allow you to do that, whilst raising much needed funds for those dealing with throat cancers. You will learn how to make your friends and family laugh whilst building your confidence, by taking on the Ultra

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Jon Organ’s experience of living with a laryngectomy

I wake at 6 am load my nebuliser mask up and sit for 1.5 hours to clear my trachea from the night’s dryness.  This allows me to breath. Once done, I then moisturise a lot on my head, face, and neck.  I change my base plate that holds my Heat Moisture Exchange (HME) on to

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Even Rock Singers Train Their Vocal Chords

Late in 2022 we were approached by the owner of a pub in Macclesfield, Called ‘The Swan with Two Necks’ telling us they would like to support us, as part of one of their music events in April.  The reason they were doing thing was because the brother, Steven of the owner, Wendy was diagnosed

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Remembering Wonderful Betty Lang

Betty sadly passed away on December 19th 2019, aged 73.  A mum to three daughters, loving wife, and doting grandmother of six. She was a very caring, loving mum and a good-natured person generally.  When she was first diagnosed with throat cancer in 1993, she never complained it, all she wanted was to see her

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My mouth is like the Bermuda Triangle

By Yvonne McClaren Your mouth ‘floor’ is a topic I can almost guarantee you have never raised in polite conversation. Surgically removed tongue during head & neck cancer treatment whether a little or a lot, will provide an endless array of ‘taken for granted’ experiences that will be sorely missed. Like an old and trusted

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Introducing our new volunteer, Annie

“I’m Annie, a Dental Therapy & Hygiene student with King’s College London University. My maternal grandfather was diagnosed with Oropharyngeal Cancer in Spring of 2020, a time in all our lives when no one needed any more bad news. As he is in Canada, it was really tough to hear about his diagnosis, as I

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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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