Half Marathon by Louise Owens

A huge thank you to Louise Owens, who completed the half marathon in Cardiff on behalf of OGCancerNI in memory of her late grandfather who she lost to oesophageal cancer.

Louise completed the half marathon in an impressive time of 1 hour 54 minutes.

We are so grateful for her choosing OGCancerNI as her cause.

 

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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