The Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA)

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 – the OPA can help! They will 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

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



Our Helpline – 9am–5pm Monday to Friday (24 hour answering machine)