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 only 30% of patients get curative treatment. Hence 70% of them are incurable.
OPA Trustee Ed Cheong and Sammy Morgan attended a local football match in Norwich. The two teams Mulbarton and Harleston were playing for the Don Frost Memorial trophy.
Pictured is Sammy Morgan, former international footballer & Ref-Lux Supporter.
Our sponsors Swizzels have supplied whistles which were given out both as a sweet treat and to spread the message of the OPA Ref-Lux campaign - the whistles were branded with the message to 'Blow the whistle on cancers of the oesophagus & stomach'.
Ed was invited to speak to the spectators and the Swizzel whistles were blown just prior to kickoff to help promote the campaign.
For free OPA awareness literature please email firstname.lastname@example.org, we will be happy to post a pack of OPA awareness material to you, including posters, leaflets, T-shirts, pens and badges.
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