Blue Wednesday set to help raise awareness of mouth cancer – New Update 2023
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26 Oct 2017
With Mouth Cancer Action Month set to kick-off next week, its organiser the Oral Health Foundation, is urging all dental professionals to turn blue on Wednesday 15 November and show their support for mouth cancer awareness.
The charity is appealing to health professionals around the country to take part in Blue Wednesday to help share key messages about healthy lifestyle choices and encourage patients and communities to be ‘Mouthaware’ by being able to recognise and act on any unusual changes in the mouth.
Blue Wednesday will sit alongside the campaign’s Blue Ribbon Appeal and asks anybody who is passionate about raising awareness of mouth cancer to turn blue and raise awareness of a disease which has increased by 68% in the United Kingdom over the last 20 years.
Speaking about the importance of November’s campaign, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, CEO of the Oral Health Foundation, said: “Being at the forefront of the disease, dental health profession…
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