OGCancerNI was set up 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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Early Diagnosis is Key #CatchItEarly

Oesophageal cancer like many other cancers does not discriminate between age or sex and knowing and recognising the signs and symptoms are crucial to early diagnosis.  If you suffer from any of the following symptoms for longer than 3 weeks you should consult your doctor.

  • Persistent Indigestion
  • Difficulty swallowing or food sticking
  • Heartburn acid reflux
  • Hiccupping that wont go away
  • Unexplained weight loss.

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Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day 11th January 2023

OGCancerNI are pleased to be working in conjunction with many Councils around NI to raise awareness of Less Survivable Cancers Awareness Day - 11th January 2023. Many Councils will be illuminating specific buildings green to raise awareness. #Catchitearly @OGCancerNI

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OGCancerNI Winter 2022 Newsletter

OGCancerNI are pleased to release our Winter 2022 Newsletter. 2022 has been a busy year with so much more to come in 2023!

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Cytosponge Implementation in NI – BBC NI

OGCancerNI are pleased to note the roll out and fantastic feedback of the Cytosponge. A new diagnostic tool for OGCancer. BBC NI have released a video of the roll out in the Western Trust.

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