University of Cambridge project aiming to improve early diagnosis of oesophageal cancer receives a share of £16m funding from UKRI

Project DELTA which aims to improve the diagnosis of oesophageal cancer is one of seven to receive funding from a partnership between UKRI and Cancer Research UK. The project will identify individuals most at risk and involves the use of a Cytosponge test to monitor them for early signs of cancer. Read more

National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit 2019

This report is written for patients, family members and carers to highlight key findings from the National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit annual report. Read more

Fantastic trip opportunities with award winning Discover Adventure

Heartburn Cancer UK have partnered with award winning holiday company, Discover Adventure who offer escorted adventure trips throughout the UK and abroad. This gives our supporters the opportunity to raise vital funds whilst enjoying a personal challenge or perhaps the trip of a lifetime. Read more

Join our Virtual campaign - Donate the #costofacoffee

The Covid-19 pandemic has made life difficult for each of us in different ways. As a charity, many of our previous fundraising plans have been put on hold and so, in order to enable us to continue our work raising awareness and supporting you - we would like anyone who is able to simply donate the #costofacoffee. To donate £3 text HCUK to 70331 - Read this news article for more information and for terms & conditions. Read more

Alistair Cheyne OBE

We are very sad to report the death of Alistair Cheyne OBE, Trustee of Heartburn Cancer UK. Alistair died on Friday 8th May after his own long and determined battle with cancer. We will miss him very much and our sincere sympathies go to his wife and soulmate Dorothy. Read more

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. Read more

Devoted husband campaigns to raise awareness of early cancer symptoms

Warrington resident Bob Millington has been campaigning in his local community to raise awareness of the early symptoms of oesophageal cancer. Read more

HCUK Sponsor the UCL Upper GI symposium (UGIS)

Heartburn Cancer UK Sponsor the UCL Upper GI symposium (UGIS) Read more

Inspiring cancer fundraiser led by brave Ballater woman, Eileen Collins

Eileen Collins has raised thousands of pounds for charity after receiving a terminal oesophageal cancer diagnosis. Read more

Press Release – Heartburn Cancer UK - Is Your Heartburn Just the Brussel Sprouts?

Heartburn isn’t unusual over the festive season. But a leading cancer charity is asking people to question – and not ignore – any enduring discomfort they feel in their chest this Christmas. The answer could save lives. Read more

Co-op Local Community Fund

In 2019 Heartburn Cancer UK were selected to be one of three local charities to benefit from The Co-op Local Community Fund. Read more

What needs to be done to improve outcomes for oesophageal cancer patients?

A Bristol Myers Squib report on improving outcomes for oesophageal cancer patients. Read more

Zantac press coverage

A statement released by the US Food and Drug Administration states that some drugs with the brand name Zantac may be contaminated. Read more

Local Company i-Transport Raise Funds for HCUK

Local Company i-Transport Raise Funds for HCUK Read more

Press Release - The Burning Question - Is it Really Just Heartburn? The answer could save your life.

A new awareness campaign, launched by Heartburn Cancer UK, a charity based in Basingstoke, hopes to save lives by getting more people to question – and to act on – a very common condition which can be an early warning sign that something is seriously wrong. Read more

Artist Ann raises awareness of oesophageal cancer

Amateur artist Ann Wood is putting on an art exhibition at a community centre in Warrington to raise awareness of oesophageal cancer. Read more

Chrissy runs 2660 miles to put a spotlight on "ignored" cancer

On Sunday May 19th in Richmond Park, Chrissy Gorham of Botley, Southampton will run her One Hundredth marathon just over a year to the day since her husband, John, died of cancer of the oesophagus. Read more

The burning question for lorry drivers

Heartburn Cancer UK representative, Caroline Sutton, explains to Wheels magazine why lorry drivers who work irregular hours, eat on the run and late at night could be at risk of heartburn and cancer of the oesophagus. Read more

Living with and beyond cancer research prioroties

The National Cancer Research Institute have identified the UKs top research priorities to help improve the lives of those living with and beyond cancer. Read more