Fundraising Update

Kathy Delargy is a remarkable lady. Over the last 8 months she has been hiking over 57 peaks around Ireland to raise funds. The money raised for OGCancerNI will go towards Professor Helen Coleman’s Barrett’s Oesophagus research study.

Pictured above are Helen Setterfield, Chair OGCancerNI, Mrs and Mr Delargy and Professor Helen Coleman

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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