OGCancerNI present cheque for £10000 to NI Cancer Registry

We were delighted to present £10,000 to NI Cancer Registry at Queen’s University Belfast. This funding will enable the Registry team to carry out an audit, measuring the care of #oesophagealcancer and #gastriccancer patients and providing evidence to help improve services and overall survival.Read the full story here: http://go.qub.ac.uk/OGCNI-NICR

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.

Latest News

Access all of our latest news, press releases, and newsletters in one place! Stay informed of new treatments, research and events.

Ogcancerni

Virtual Wellbeing Meeting – 3/10/2020

Once again we would like to thank those who joined us for our virtual well-being meeting. For those who were not able to attend, please find below copies of the presentations from two of our keynote speakers: Margaret McManus – Information Services Manager at Belfast Health & Social Care Trust talking about services offered by...

Continue Reading
OGCancerNI present cheque for £10000 to NI Cancer Registry
Ogcancerni

OGCancerNI present cheque for £10000 to NI Cancer Registry

We were delighted to present £10,000 to NI Cancer Registry at Queen’s University Belfast. This funding will enable the Registry team to carry out an audit, measuring the care of #oesophagealcancer and #gastriccancer patients and providing evidence to help improve services and overall survival.Read the full story here: http://go.qub.ac.uk/OGCNI-NICR

Continue Reading
Ogcancerni

Our next gathering was due to take place on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at Lowe Memorial Hall in Finaghy, Belfast. Unfortunately, the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic mean that it is not yet advisable to gather in large numbers, particularly if persons are unwell or vulnerable. Instead, our meeting will go ahead on Saturday 3rd...

Continue Reading