We are very proud of Dr Richard Turkington and his team for this potentially life changing work. It is great to see Northern Ireland and QUB at the forefront of research that could radically improve the lives of people with oesophageal cancer. Dr Turkington is a member of our committee, and we are very lucky to have him.
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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.