Move More NI

Move More Northern Ireland aims to ensure that people living with cancer understand the importance of an active lifestyle, and that they receive the support that they need to become and remain active and to enjoy an improved quality of life as a result.

Macmillan Cancer Support is currently in the process of developing 11 Move More projects, ensuring that Move More is available and accessible to people living with cancer in every council area of Northern Ireland. At present, the following Move More projects are currently operational:

To get involved or to find out more about Move More Northern Ireland: Call, Text or Email your local Move More Coordinator.
You can also follow them at:
www.facebook.com/movemoreni & www.twitter.com/movemoreni

Select your council area below

Antrim & Newtownabbey

Alan McCausland
T: 075 8765 7488
E: movemore@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk

Ards & North Down

Eimear Hagan
T: 077 1819 4434
E: Eimear.hagan@serco.com

Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon

Nuala McVeigh
T: 077 1175 6836
E: movemore@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk

Belfast

Claire Murphy
T: 077 8842 1987
E: movemore@gll.org

Causeway Coast & Glens

Catherine Bell-Allen
T: 075 9739 9765
E: move.more@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Derry & Strabane

Sean Hargan
T: 078 7242 3754
E: MoveMore@DerryStrabane.com

Fermanagh & Omagh

Aidan McCarron
T: 074 6498 0250
E: movemore@fermanaghomagh.com

Lisburn & Castlereagh

Kelly Irwin
T: 073 9228 0829
E: movemore@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk

Mid & East Antrim

Aaron Irwin
T: 079 3963 4434
E: Move.More@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

Mid Ulster

Conor Fox
T: 077 8868 2163
E: movemore@midulstercouncil.org

Newry, Mourne & Down

Laura McGrath
T: 077 6928 5574
E: movemore@nmandd.org

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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