OGCancerNI would like to thank The Clare Chorale for choosing us as their Charity of the Year. 

Since the choir’s formation back in 2003 its members have always been keen to support local and national charities in any way they can.  Each year at the choir’s AGM the members make suggestions of possible charities to help during the next choir singing season and the final decision is then made by the committee.  During the last number of years specific fundraising events have been held to raise money for some well-established charities and others that have only been set up in recent years. We are very excited as The Clare Chorale have chosen us as their Charity of the Year!

To find out more about this charity follow this link: The Clare Chorale

Their Past President Leslie McAdoo had a gastrectomy a few years ago and was able to take part, aged 90, in our Oesophageal walk last year.

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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