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.
Early Diagnosis is Key #CatchItEarlyOesophageal cancer like many other cancers does not discriminate between age or sex and knowing and recognising the signs and symptoms are crucial to early diagnosis. If you suffer from any of the following symptoms for longer than 3 weeks you should consult your doctor.
- Persistent Indigestion
- Difficulty swallowing or food sticking
- Heartburn acid reflux
- Hiccupping that wont go away
- Unexplained weight loss.