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

Mobile Diagnostic Unit - important news

If you live in Cambridgeshire, suffer from Heartburn and would be interested in the opportunity to try The Cytosponge then please read on...


Author: Nikki Foulkes

Our potential impact


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


Die of oesophageal cancer in the UK each year


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

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