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It is hard to believe that four months have passed since Covid-19 started to impact on our lives. We have all experienced the restrictions that have been necessary to stop the spread of the virus. We hope that you and your families have all kept well and are adjusting to the new way of life!

We are keen to stay in contact with you, albeit from afar, and so we are pleased to bring you our Summer newsletter.

Early Diagnosis is Key #CatchItEarly

Oesophageal 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.

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In late 2021, Rev. Gary Millar was busy with work preparing to celebrate the most magical time of the year. However, privately, he was suffering very badly with acid reflux...

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New NOGCA State of the Nation Report released

The National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit (NOGCA) evaluates the quality of care for people with oesophago-gastric cancer in England and Wales. The audit provides information that enables NHS cancer services to...

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OGCancerNI Trustee questions Health Minister on new encompass system

Across Health and Social Care, staff use lots of different systems which cannot, or cannot easily, communicate with each other. Many of these systems are old, outdated, and require replacement....

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