Launch of LSCT Campaign

There is an exciting campaign happening across the waters to persuade the Government to aim to double the 5-year survival rate of the less survivable cancers in the next ten years.

The campaign is using the hashtag  #28BY29 meaning, which is about raising the 5-year survival rate for these cancers from 14%  to 28% by the year 2029.

We wish the campaign all our luck!

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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