We exist to raise awareness of the dangers of persistent heartburn.  Earlier diagnosis of a more serious problem helps save lives.

New HCUK project included in 2020 Aviva Community Fund

HCUK are thrilled that our new project to provide online support to those impacted by Barrett's oesophagus or oesophageal cancer has been included by The Aviva Community Fund. Read on for more information about how the project will help and to donate.

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Author: Nikki Foulkes

Covid 19 information from HCUK

We want you to know that, despite the unprecedented global situation regarding Covid-19 we are still available at Heartburn Cancer UK if you have any questions or concerns about Barrett's oesophagus or oesophageal cancer.

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Author: Nikki Foulkes

20for20 - Cancer doesn't stop for Covid

We have joined forces with 19 other less common cancer charities to create a unique and exciting 20-day challenge called 20for20 to raise vital funds which will enable us to continue with our work despite the pandemic.

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Author: Jess Harris

Location: Virtual event - just join in wherever you are!,,

Our potential impact

59%

Of oesophageal cancer cases in the UK are preventable compared to 38% of other cancers

8000

Die of oesophageal cancer in the UK each year

12%

Survive 10 or more years compared to 50% for other cancers

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