CRUK Funded Scientist

We are pleased to announce that as of 1st August, Dr Helen Coleman, Senior Lecturer and Lead of the Cancer Epidemiology Research Group at the Centre for Public Health at Queen’s University Belfast is officially a Cancer Research UK funded scientist ! The Career Establishment Award will see a new era of population research on Barrett’s and Oesophageal Cancer.

Congratulations Helen!

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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Supporting QUB Research
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Supporting QUB Research

£10,582.00 donated towards ongoing research

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Supporting Research
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Supporting Research

£10,582.00 donated towards ongoing research

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Well done Dr Richard Turkington
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Well done Dr Richard Turkington

Dr Turkington Awarded Vice-Chancellor's Research Prize 2019

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