Posts Tagged ‘Cancer Research UK’

Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist’s network of surgeries has raised a quarter of a million pounds for Cancer Research UK. The chain, which is one of the largest in the UK, has been working on fundraising efforts since establishing a relationship with the charity in 2016. Since then, mydentist staff members all over the UK have been taking part in activities and […]


Brave dentist took up boxing for charity match to help his mum and daughter battle leukaemia

Brave dentist took up boxing for charity match to help his mum and daughter battle leukaemia

A brave dentist from Honley, Holmfirth, has taken part in a charity boxing match to raise funds to help his daughter and mother in their fight against leukaemia. Mark Tyzzer-Smith decided to take up boxing after learning that his mother had leukaemia in 2015. Just two years later, Mark’ daughter, Annabel, was also diagnosed with […]


Berkshire dentists team up with Cancer Research UK to tackle rising oral cancer rates

Berkshire dentists team up with Cancer Research UK to tackle rising oral cancer rates

Dentists in Berkshire have joined forces with Cancer Research UK to tackle rising rates of oral cancer. Dentists from surgeries across the county are working with the charity to try and improve diagnosis methods and raise awareness of the symptoms and warning signs of mouth cancer. The dentists have teamed up with a specialist team […]


Cancer Research UK teams up with health professionals to raise awareness of increased prevalence of oral cancer

Cancer Research UK teams up with health professionals to raise awareness of increased prevalence of oral cancer

Cancer Research UK is working with health professionals all over the country to try and raise awareness of oral cancer. The charity is trying to promote early diagnosis, after figures revealed a significant increase in the prevalence of the disease. Figures show that the rate of oral cancer in the UK has increased from 8 […]


Tayside Dental Professionals Tackle Cycle Challenge in Colleague’s Memory

Tayside Dental Professionals Tackle Cycle Challenge in Colleague’s Memory

A group of dental professionals from NHS Tayside’s public dental service has taken on a cycling challenge to raise money in memory of their colleague. The team of intrepid cyclists set off on a 45 mile bike ride from Glasgow to Edinburgh recently in memory of former colleague Garry Sime, who sadly died in February. […]


Kingsbridge Dental Team Braves the Mud for Charity

Kingsbridge Dental Team Braves the Mud for Charity

A dental team from Kingsbridge has taken part in a muddy challenge for charity. The team from Absolute Dental braved the Pretty Muddy 5K to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The course contained a number of obstacles including cargo nets, climbing walls and slippery tunnels and the dentists and nurses navigated their way to […]


Colchester Dentist Embarks Upon Charity Moustache Growing Challenge

Colchester Dentist Embarks Upon Charity Moustache Growing Challenge

A dentist from Colchester has bid farewell to his clean-shaven face after embarking on a moustache growing challenge for six months. Country Park Dental Practice owner Dr Djalil Shabahang will refrain from shaving his moustache until January, in a bid to raise as much money as possible for Cancer Research UK. Dr Shabahang is rarely […]


Tributes Pour in for Portsmouth Dentist

Tributes Pour in for Portsmouth Dentist

Colleagues, patients, friends and family have paid tribute to Portsmouth dentist, Stuart Avery, who has died at the age of 82 years old. Stuart, who was affectionately known as Ave, died on March 18th after he suffered a stroke and subsequent chest infection. Stuart was in the Navy before he opened Stuart Avery Dental Technician […]


Bedford Dental Team Urges Patients to Attend Regular Check-Ups Following Rise in Oral Cancer Cases

Bedford Dental Team Urges Patients to Attend Regular Check-Ups Following Rise in Oral Cancer Cases

A dental team from Bedford is encouraging patients to keep up to date with routine dental checks following a significant rise in oral cancer cases. The team from mydentist in Bedford is urging patients who haven’t seen their dentist in a while to get in touch and book an appointment. Statistics from Cancer Research UK […]


Caterham Dental Team Promotes Regular Check-Ups Amid Oral Cancer Surge

Caterham Dental Team Promotes Regular Check-Ups Amid Oral Cancer Surge

The team from mydentist in Caterham is urging patients to stick to regular check-ups after statistics showed an alarming increase in oral cancer cases. Figures from Cancer Research UK suggest that the number of people affected by mouth cancer has increased by more than 80 percent since the 1970s. There is also evidence to suggest […]