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Charity Under Formation

Great News - The Achalasia Action Charity is under formation and is expected to be fully operational by September this year - 2019.

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New - Breath Test Research

Yan Mei Goh from the Imperial College London kindly provided ACAC with a presentation on Breath Testing Research. ACAC are supporting this program with a view to advancing the research that might one day lead to easier diagnosis of Achalasia and other conditions, including cancer.    See the full presentation here.

St John and St Elizabeth Hospital has been a central point for Achalasia Group meetings.

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Wikipedia - Esophageal Achalasia

Dates For The Diary

Monthly Meet-ups:

Sunday 8th September - London

Sunday 13th October - London

Sunday 10th November - London

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New! - Medically Chaired ACAC Meeting - London

Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 5pm

Following on from several very successful meetings in the past few years, ACAC is very fortunate to be able to host a further meeting with Chair - Majid Hashemi, consultant upper GI surgeon. With guest Speaker Giovanni Zaninotto updating ACAC on a recent Achalasia study. This is a great opportunity to ask questions of Majid Hashemi and Giovanni Zaninotto and to share experiences with other Achalasia patients.

Meeting to be held at St John and St Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, London NW6 9NH.

Please sign up via the Meet-up Forum Page.

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