Call the Midwife

Who saw Call The Midwife last night?

We think it’s an appropriate time to share the signs and symptoms of #oesophagealcancer!

Did you know that the show is based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth (author of the books) who died of oesophageal cancer in 2011.

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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Spring 2020 Newsletter
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Spring 2020 Newsletter

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Important advice for people with cancer in Northern Ireland
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The Northern Ireland Cancer Network (NICaN) is a regional clinical network that links together the organisations that provide care for people with cancer across the five Health and Social Care Trust areas. As a result of the current climate, NICaN have updated their advice for people living with cancer during the COVID19 pandemic. Please download...

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