Oesophageal & Gastric Cancer Charity

Welcome to the Oesophageal Patients Association

Helping patients, carers, and their families to cope with oesophageal & gastric cancer.

Thank you for taking an interest in the OPA.  It is only with your backing the OPA can continue to do its valuable work.

The OPA is a caring cancer charity providing good quality information for patients, carers and their families affected by oesophageal or gastric cancers. At whatever stage of your illness - recently diagnosed or some years on, facing treatment by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery or palliative care – we can help. We fully understand your worries and fears and can give the support you need in order to achieve the best possible quality of life.

Oesophageal Cancer is the Seventh most common cause of Cancer Death in the UK

Persistent Heartburn may be a sign of Cancer - get it checked!

Oesophago-Gastric Cancer is the 5th most prevalent Cancer in the UK

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