Mouth Cancer Foundation

Mouth Cancer Foundation

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  • Health and well being / research and care

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The Mouth Cancer Foundation is a charity dedicated to raising awareness and support for those suffering from or at risk of mouth cancer, throat cancer and other head and neck cancers, as well as providing assistance and information on living with mouth cancer for families, friends and carers.

What is mouth cancer? Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, describes one of the areas where head and neck cancers can occur and includes various kinds of tumours affecting the lips, salivary glands, tongue, gums, palate and inside of the cheeks.

The promotion, protection and education of good health is key to raising awareness of mouth cancer. The charity aims to inform the public about the signs, symptoms, facts and figures and key causes of mouth cancer. Know what increases your risk of getting the disease by accessing our information on HPV, alcohol and smoking.


The objectives of the Mouth Cancer Foundation are the promotion and protection of good health among those suffering or at risk of mouth, throat and other head and neck cancers by the collation and dissemination of relevant information to the public and by the provision of support to patients, carers and health professionals.

Mouth cancer awareness with emphasis on early detection, professional screening and prevention.

Save lives by raising self-awareness and self-checking for early detection among the general public.

Improving lives at a point of need through online support, community forum, and dedicated patient and carers helpline.

Offer support at a grass roots level with grant schemes such as the Support Group Awards, Charity Project Awards and the annual Mouth Cancer 10 KM Awareness Walk.

Providing free information and awareness materials to the dental and medical professions, pharmacies, educational establishments, general public and communities.

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