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  • Why middle aged men should NEVER dismiss heartburn!

    Chas (of Chas & Dave) warns how his seemingly harmless symptoms turned out to be oesophageal cancer

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  • London Meeting & AGM 5th May 2018

    To be held at The Robens Suite, Guy’s Hospital, London, SE1 9RT. On 5th May 2018 at 10:00 for 10:30. Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided during the AGM. This meeting is hoste...

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  • The Fiona Wade Appeal

    Our patron Fiona Wade has designed a wristband to help the OPA raise funds so we can support more patients, families and their carers. Fiona is an actress, best known for playing the role of Priya Sh...

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  • Bite size support groups launched!

    The OPA has launched a new initiative – our aim is to help individuals create bite-size support groups that move away from the larger hospital groups for the benefit of those who do not have the...

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  • Manchester Royal Infirmary Fundraiser

    A BIG “thank-you” to Calulla Nulty and all of the Upper GI team: including Consultants, CNS’s, Staff on Ward 11&12 who are based at Manchester Royal Infirmary along with previous...

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  • Football match leaves a sweet taste in the mouth

    The aim of the OPA Ref-Lux awareness campaign is to educate the public, pharmacists, and GPs about the early signs for oesophageal cancer: heartburn, indigestion and food getting stuck; we know that o...

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