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Welcome to the OPA Cancer Charity

GORD Awareness Week 2021 

We will be sharing important information about Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) throughout the week, please keep up to date with our social media campaign to help raise awareness!

The OPA has led the fight against oesophageal and gastric cancers for over 30 years. Their purpose is to support patients, families, carers and to raise awareness of these cancers and their prevention. Whatever stage you’re at the OPA is here to help you.

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

Did you know? – Every 42 minutes someone in the UK will die of oesophago-gastric cancer.

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

With up to 20% of the population experiencing regular Reflux symptoms. Click here for the Eligibility & symptom checker.

Suffering from Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease? Click here for the Diagnosis tool questionnaire.

Did you know? LINX surgery can really help to improve life on a daily basis. Click here to read testimonials.

Videos from our Patron

Our Patron Fiona Wade who lost her father to Oesophageal Cancer

Watch our patron Fiona Wade – Actress, best known for playing Priya Sharma in Emmerdale – talk about her involvement with the OPA.

GORD Awareness Week 2021