Persistent heartburn. Do not ignore persistent heartburn. If it lasts for more than 3 weeks consult your GP. Persistent heartburn can be a symptom of oesophageal cancer. Read more
We exist to raise awareness of the dangers of persistent heartburn. Earlier diagnosis of a more serious problem helps save lives.
We are fundraising to establish a longer term early diagnostic service using the Cytosponge, bringing the opportunity for early diagnosis to the communities that need it most, improving outcomes and saving lives.
We absolutely love to be share good news and in the last few weeks we have had such a great buzz in our team because of our wonderful fundraisers and the extraordinary lengths they have gone to in support of HCUK. Read more
A new treatment for patients with advanced or metastatic oesophageal cancer, that cannot be treated with surgery, has been approved for use in the NHS, meaning that those with this condition could have an increased life expectancy. Read more
A heart-warming story of fundraising and friendship from The Brighton Marathon last Sunday. Read more
Grab some family, friends, children and even the dog and run, walk, cycle or scoot 5k. Wear a Santa hat if you like (or a full costume if it takes your fancy) and support our work in raising awareness of the early signs of oesophageal cancer. Read more
Bath Half is one of the iconic 13.1 mile road races in the UK. The 2022 event is closed to general entries but by opting to fundraise for Heartburn Cancer UK you can secure your place and know that you are making a difference to those living with Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal cancer and that lives WILL be saved because of the miles you run. Read more
The Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest and most exciting road races in the United Kingdom. The flat, fast course makes this event equally as great for a first half marathon or for an experienced runner looking for a PB. What a great opportunity to raise vital funds for HCUK as part of a thrilling day out. Read more