Improving Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes




Experience of Patients

EasyJet Boarding Pass – Check in and check out information on head & neck cancers.

ORACLE Head & Neck Cancer UK

Improving Head and Neck cancer patient outcomes through support of key programmes, raising awareness and addressing growing healthcare inequalities.

About Us

Who we are and our keys aims and mission.

Patients and Carers

We help you understand what to expect in your cancer journey and where to get help and support.

Pioneering Research

Oracle has funded over 50 high impact research projects for nearly 25 years and we´ve lots more to do!

Signs & Symptons

Self diagnosis techniques, what to look for and ways to prevent head and neck cancers.

Sign Away Cancer

Find out about our campaign to drive increased uptake in HPV vaccination for 12 to 14 year olds.

Patients and carers

From self checks to help groups

Patient Hub

Watch our patient and carer stories and see how they relate to you.


Mental health, financial and bereavement help and resources for patients and carers

What To Expect

Navigating diagnosis, treatment and side effects based on personal experiences.

Patient Stories

We are grateful to patients who have shared their very personal stories about head and neck cancer with us.

Thinking about donating?

Find out about the different ways you can donate to help beat head and neck cancer

Healthpractitioner with Head and Neck cancer ribbon in hands

Professionals and researchers

Over the last 20 years Oracle has awarded £8m in research grants supporting early-stage research into Head and Neck cancers

How to help

However you have been touched by Head and Neck cancer, getting involved can make a big difference in so many ways.

Oracle Voices

Join our advocates raising awareness of the disease and increase rates of earlier diagnosis by health professionals


Ways to get involved with our charity including roles needing your time and experience to help us move forwards.

Leave a gift in your will

How to bequeath money to Oracle via your will.

Oracle Friends

Oracle Friends is for those wishing to make regular donations to aid our work.

Donate Now

Giving financial support will help drive our key aims and programmes forward. Thank you!

Key Facts - Head and Neck Cancer

34 people

Every day 34 people are diagnosed with Head and Neck cancers in the UK.

4th most common cancer in MEN

4th most common cancer in men and 7th most common overall.

30% Increase

Numbers are increasing at 30% per decade.

13% Early Diagnosis

Only 13% of Head and Neck cancers diagnosed early, resulting in poor survival and outcomes.