OGCancerNI was set up in 2018 after the committee and volunteers, who previously worked under the auspices of OPANI recognised the benefit in creating a separate Northern Ireland charity to maximise support locally.

The charity formed specifically to benefit patients and families affected by Oesophago-gastric cancer.

We have three main objectives;

Support

To support patients and carers affected by Oesophago-Gastric (Oesophageal and Stomach) Cancer

Communication

To communicate the early signs and symptoms of Oesophago-Gastric cancer to promote early intervention.

Advocate

To work in partnership with healthcare providers to be patient advocates and promote best outcomes.

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Who We Are

Who We Are

OGCancerNI is a new charity, formed specifically to benefit patients and families affected by oesophago-gastric cancer in Northern Ireland.

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What We Do

What We Do

As a support-based charity, our primary aim is to provide support to our members. Read more about the services we offer our members.

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Get Involved

Get Involved

There are plenty of ways you can help us in the fight against Oesophago-Gastric Cancer.
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What is Oesophago-Gastric Cancer?

Oesophageal cancer is cancer of the gullet and gastric cancer is cancer of the stomach. Combined, they are medically known as oesophago-gastric (OG) cancer. The oesophagus (more commonly known as the gullet or food pipe) is the long tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. In Northern Ireland in 2016, a total of 226 people were diagnosed with oesophageal (gullet) cancer. In the same year, 214 people were newly diagnosed with gastric (stomach) cancer.

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Summer 2020 Newsletter
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Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care in NI
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Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care in NI

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Spring 2020 Newsletter
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Spring 2020 Newsletter

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