Fundraising by Jonathan Magee

A massive thank you to Jonathan Magee who completed Hell & Back, Ireland’s Toughest Mental & Physical Endurance Challenge in aid of OGCancerNI. 

Jonathan is a ex oesophageal cancer patient and so his efforts are incredibly impressive and inspiring. All monies raised will be going towards our fight against oesophago-gastric cancer.

Thank you again Jonathan, we really value your support and are hugely grateful!

 

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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