GoFundMe – Team OGCancerNI!

We are pleased to announce that we recently launched our GoFundMe team page.

You can now sign up as a team member and start raising money for us through the platform.

This is a really easy method of raising funds for our vital cause.

To do so, please contact us on Info@OGCancerNI.com with your email address. We can then add you as a team member and you can start your personal fundraising campaign as part of Team OGCancerNI. Doing so will allow you to keep track of your own donations, and personally contact each donor.

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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BBC Look East report about the BEST3 trial of the Cytosponge
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BBC Look East report about the BEST3 trial of the Cytosponge

A great clip about the Cytosponge with Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald and the BBC.

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Update to NICE guideline on Barrett’s oesophagus: ablative therapy
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Update to NICE guideline on Barrett’s oesophagus: ablative therapy

An update from NICE, indicates their decision to update their guidance on Barrett’s ablative therapy CG106 after considering the evidence and consulting with experts. Information about the decision has been published on their website.If you have any queries about the update decision, please contact surveillance@nice.org.uk

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Clinical Trials with Cancer Research
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Clinical Trials with Cancer Research

Clinical trials are an essential step towards getting new treatments and detection tests into the clinic. Liz Chipchase signed up for a clinical trial, unaware it would be a decision that would save her life. She took part in the BEST3 trial, which studies the effectiveness of the Cytosponge.  The Cytosponge, or ‘Pill on a...

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