Charities promoting earlier diagnosis of stomach & gullet cancer

A number of the registered charities listed below have combined together to promote our campaign to promote earlier diagnosis of oesophageal and stomach cancer. 


Dr Jason Dunn, Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Thomas' hospital, is our medical advisor.


Ashok (Ash) Soni OBE, former President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, is our Pharmaceutical Advisor.


The financial management of Action Against Heartburn is undertaken by Guts UK.



These details will also link to other sources of information (eg GUTS UK provide information across the whole range of digestive disorders)



The Association of Upper GI Surgeons

                          Barrett's Essex   - patient support for all                             the county of Essex for those with Barrett's



                         Barrett's Patient Support - patient                                     support on a general basis.      



                                 British Society of Gastroenterology




Campaign Against Reflux Disease

Cancer52 is the common voice for rare and less common cancers.   55% of UK cancer deaths are from these cancers and Cancer 52 represents more than 100 organisations working to improve outcomes for these. Cancer52 


Cancer Research UK


                    GOSH - Gastro / Oesophageal Support

                    and Help Group (Bristol)




    Gutsy Group


Wrexham, North Wales, and Worcester support group for people diagnosed with or recovering from oesophageal and gastric cancers, also campaigning for a better awareness for the signs and symptoms of the disease. (Linked in to their local hospital registered charity)


Guts UK, formerly CORE charity, provides educational information and promotes research on all digestive diseases.



Heartburn Cancer UK

               Laurie Todd Foundation


           Set up in memory of Laurie Todd and linked to Kingston               upon Thames and Royal Marsden hospitals, the Laurie                 Todd Foundation has helped fund research into links                     between oesophageal cancer and the HPV virus.                 Why  Laurie Todd | Early diagnosis of Oesophageal Cancer

The Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce represents six cancers (oesophageal, stomach, pancreatic, lung, liver and brain) that have been historically under-researched and where 5-year survival rates are less than 20%.

Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce


ochre charity (Scotland)

                              OG Cancer NI (Northern Ireland)                                              



Northern Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Fund


Oxfordshire Oesophageal and Stomach Organisation


                  The Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology