Posts Tagged ‘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 […]


Kingsbridge Dental Clinic Urges Patients to Arrange Regular Check-Ups Amid Mouth Cancer Fears

Kingsbridge Dental Clinic Urges Patients to Arrange Regular Check-Ups Amid Mouth Cancer Fears

mydentist dental clinic in Kingsbridge is urging patients to arrange regular check-ups in a bid to reduce the number of mouth cancer cases. The team is encouraging patients to see their dentist on a regular basis following a significant rise in the number of cases of mouth cancer diagnosed in the UK. Figures from Cancer […]


Sale Dental Clinics Prepare for Charity Day

Sale Dental Clinics Prepare for Charity Day

A pair of Sale dental clinics are gearing up for a charity day to raise funds for good causes this weekend. The teams from Oasis Dental Care clinics on Washway Road, Sale and in Sale Moor will be donating 20% of takings from appointments on Saturday 27th February. A pair of Sale dental clinics is […]


New British Dental Health Foundation Study Suggests Shift in Public Attitude to Cancer

New British Dental Health Foundation Study Suggests Shift in Public Attitude to Cancer

A new study conducted by the British Dental Health Foundation suggests that people have a more positive response to cancer, with ‘beatable’ one of the most commonly linked words to cancer. The study shows that many people believe that although cancer is a devastating disease, it can be beaten and the latest research shows that […]


Alcohol Consumption Linked to Significant Mouth Cancer Increase in the North East

Alcohol Consumption Linked to Significant Mouth Cancer Increase in the North East

Experts have warned that excessive alcohol consumption is contributing to a sharp increase in the number of mouth cancer cases in the North East. Figures show a staggering 53 percent increase in the number of alcohol-related mouth and pharyngeal cancer cases in the last 10 years. Research carried out by the North East Alcohol Office, […]


Oral Cancer Now the Tenth Most Common Form of Cancer in Men

Oral Cancer Now the Tenth Most Common Form of Cancer in Men

Oral cancer is now the tenth most common form of cancer in men, according to Cancer Research UK. The most recent statistics from 2012 show that 7,300 people were diagnosed with mouth cancer in 2012. This equates to an increase of 2,800 cases from 2002. The figures show that mouth cancer is much more prevalent […]


Eastleigh Dental Practice Goes Back to the 80’s to Raise Money for Charity

Eastleigh Dental Practice Goes Back to the 80’s to Raise Money for Charity

A dental team from Eastleigh donned wigs and fancy dress outfits for an 80’s themed party to raise money for charity. The team from Boyatt Wood Dental Centre went back in time for the day to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. There were tutus, neon lycra and loud hairstyles aplenty and dentist, Dr Peter […]


Wiltshire Dental Team Raises Thousands For Cancer Charity In Memory Of Colleague

Wiltshire Dental Team Raises Thousands For Cancer Charity In Memory Of Colleague

A dental team from Cricklade, Wiltshire has raised thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK after losing a colleague to bowel cancer earlier this year. Five members of the team from Cricklade Dental Practice completed the Shine Night Walk in London in memory of dentist, Chris Cain, who died in April following a battle with […]


Redditch Dentists Take On Kilimanjaro Challenge For Charity

Redditch Dentists Take On Kilimanjaro Challenge For Charity

A husband and wife dental team from Redditch has successfully scaled the heights of Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity. Dinesh and Sarbjjit Phakkey, from [email protected], were joined by their two children, Asha and Rajan, for the charity challenge. The family has raised more than £6,000 for Educaid Africa which helps to provide children in […]


Yeovil Dental Team Raises Hundreds For Charity After Completing Race For Life

Yeovil Dental Team Raises Hundreds For Charity After Completing Race For Life

A dental team from Yeovil has raised hundreds of pounds for charity by completing the Race for Life. The female members of staff from Princes Street Dental Care completed the 5 kilometre run at Sherborne Castle in aid of Cancer Research UK. Race for Life is a national event, which aims to raise money for […]