Patient Care

Financial support pilot programme

By tamara / August 21, 2023

The diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer can potentially have a large impact on the financial status of a patient and their family, costing families up to £600 more every…

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The self-check that could save your life

By Barbara Fountain / July 27, 2023

Dr Elizabeth Marsh, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Derby,explains how a simple self-screening check could help catch head and neck cancer early. Today (27…

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CRUK announces 2023 Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care

By tamara / May 13, 2023

Cancer Research UK recently presented their “Cancer in the UK: Overview report 2023” and with that launched it’s Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care. It sets out a vision that…

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The vital role of specialist Head and Neck Cancer Nurses

By tamara / May 12, 2023

At Oracle Cancer Trust we understand the crucial role specialist Head and Neck Cancer Nurses play in the lives of cancer patients. Marking International Nurses Day, we want to celebrate…

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How can nutritional therapy support head and neck cancer patients

By Sarah Bender / May 7, 2019

Written by Maria Rigopoulou, Nutritional Therapist and Nutrigenetics counsellor, member of Nutritionist Resource.  As a nutritional therapist and functional medicine practitioner with an interest in cancer, I get many questions…

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Oxford Charity "Heads Up" joins forces with Oracle Cancer Trust

By Kailey / June 9, 2017

Oracle Cancer Trust is delighted to announce that the charity is joining forces with Oxford-based head and neck cancer research charity Heads Up Friday 9th June 2017 Heads Up was…

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Dietitian Sarah Ballis writes on health and lifestyle for patients

By Kailey / June 8, 2017

Head and Neck Survivorship: dietary and lifestyle measures to prevent disease Head and neck cancers are still considered to be rare and complex to treat. Like many types of cancer,…

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2016 Supporter Research Event

By Kailey / October 27, 2016

Over 60 supporters joined the team of Oracle researchers and staff to hear about the latest innovations in head and neck cancer projects funded by Oracle Cancer Trust.  The event was…

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Immunotherapy drug for treating HPV+ head and neck cancers hailed as "game-changer"

By Kailey / October 9, 2016

A new generation of “game-changing” drugs that harness the body’s immune system have been found to extend the lives of head and neck cancer sufferers.  The drug, Nivolumab, resulted in…

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Oracle-funded study improves treatment prospects for cancer patients

By Kailey / August 23, 2016

Read the ICR’s latest blog post about the success of our recent Oracle-funded study into combining radiotherapies with viruses to improve treatment prospects for cancer patients. Oracle-funded scientists at the…

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