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 Belfast Trust Cancer Support Service.

Claire Murphy- Macmillan Move More NI co-ordinator talking about the benefits of the Move More programme.

If you would like a synopsis of the meeting please email info@ogcancerni.com

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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