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

HCUK's Mobile Diagnostic Unit could revolutionise care pathways

HCUK partner in a project which introduces innovative new test, The Cytosponge, to primary care. Earlier diagnosis - helping prevent oesophageal cancer.

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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

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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