Would you like to help with a breath test survey?

The team at Imperial College London are developing new ways aimed at monitoring health and improving early diagnosis of cancer, particularly in the field of breath testing. Would you be able to spare 10 minutes of your time to help them? Read more

Free Heartburn Health Check at The Lanesborough in London

To mark February's Oesophageal Cancer Awareness month we are offering people the chance to access a FREE Heartburn Health check. Read on for details. Read more

Our brave Chairman shares her story with The Mirror to raise awareness

Mimi McCord shares her personal story and determination for awareness and early diagnosis. Read more

HCUK's Caring for Patients with Heartburn and Barrett's Oesophagus Event

If you missed our recent online patient event, don't worry, you can watch it here. Read more

Demanding Hope with a Second Mobile Diagnostic Unit

A new unit is in the pipeline to assist HCUK’s mission to diagnose Barrett’s and oesophageal cancer earlier. Read more

Have Your Say: Less Survivable Cancers Survey

The Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce launch a survey to gain a greater understanding of the experiences of people who have a less survivable cancer and who receive palliative care. Read more

Questions about research into oesophageal cancer prevention? Ask the expert!

National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) are inviting the public and healthcare professionals to a webinar to ask questions of a leading expert about the latest research into the prevention and early detection of oesophageal cancer. Read more

NOGCA 2022 Report for Public and Patients

The National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit has been published. Click on our news article to read the report and to find out how HCUK collaborated on it. Read more

Oesophageal Cancer: What GPs need to know with Professor Fitzgerald

On the 1st June HCUK Clinical Trustee, Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, presented to the National Association of Sessional GPs. Read more

NICE Guideline Publication Oesophago-gastric Cancer: Assessment and Management in Adults

HCUK Founder and Chair Mimi McCord is a NICE lay member and she recently assisted in the new guidance for the assessment and management of oesophago-gastic cancer in adults. Read more

Johnny and Joe Conquer the Iconic London to Paris Bike Ride

To celebrate Heartburn Cancer UK's 20th year, Johnny and Joe cycled one of the great cycle experiences in Europe - London to Paris. Read more

Capsule Sponge Test Technology as Part of a Heartburn Health Check

There is a new generation capsule sponge test device called EndoSign® which is being rolled out for use in selected NHS hospitals and primary and community care settings. Read more

New BMS Treatment is accepted for use within NHS Scotland.

In recent news, nivolumab (Opdivo®) has been accepted for use within NHS Scotland to treat patients with oesophageal cancer. Read more

East Anglia Patient Event - Save the Date

Save the date for the annual East Anglia Patient event. Read more

19 year old Tobias Walks from Lands End to John O'Groats

Over the coming months Tobias will be walking from Lands End to John O'Groats in memory of a dear friends father who died of oesophageal cancer. Read more

Family Pay Tribute to Their Remarkable Clara

Following issues with heartburn and reflux, Clara was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in October 2021. Sadly, she passed away in March this year. Read more

Exciting new partnership with family run company, DOC Cleaning Ltd.

Heartburn Cancer UK is delighted to announce a new partnership with family run business DOC Cleaning Limited. Read more

New NICE Guidelines are published

New NICE guidelines have been published this week and they have been created to provide advice on the monitoring, treatment and follow-up for people aged 18 and over with Barrett's oesophagus and stage 1 oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Read more

NOGCA 2022 Annual Report

NOGCA have released their audit of the care received by people with oesophago-gastric cancer in England and Wales. Read more

Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day 2023

The 2nd Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day 2023 is taking place on Wednesday 11th January. The aim of the day is to highlight the symptoms of the 6 deadliest cancers, which includes oesophageal and to draw attention to the importance of early diagnosis. Read more

Having a Merry Christmas with Finlay Brewer

An evening of Carols to bring in the Festive Season. Read more

Caring for Patients with Heartburn Event

On the evening of Friday the 14th of October, Professor Fitzgerald hosted her annual patient event. Following a brief hiatus, due to the pandemic, it was good to be back. Read more

The Wellbeing Coaches get chatting with Mimi

The sixth Podcast in The Wellbeing Coaches series is an interview with our very own Chairman, Mimi McCord.  They discuss the tragic death of Mimi’s husband, Michael, which led her to launch the Heartburn Cancer UK charity and they talk about the amazing work that has been achieved since then. Read more

A gig to remember

On Saturday the 1st October the friends and family of Andy Middleham hosted a Tribute gig in his memory. Read more