OGCancerNI was set up in 2018 specifically to benefit patients and families affected by Oesophago-gastric cancer.

We have three main objectives

Support

To support patients and carers affected by Oesophago-Gastric (Oesophageal and Stomach) Cancer

Communication

To communicate the early signs and symptoms of Oesophago-Gastric cancer to promote early intervention.

Advocate

To work in partnership with healthcare providers to be patient advocates and promote best outcomes.

Meet the Team

Chairperson

Helen Setterfield

Trustee

Gareth Osborne

Trustee

Valerie Osborne

Trustee

Helen Hall

Trustee

Gordon Martin

Trustee

David Setterfield

Testimonials

Being part of the group gave me an outlet — it was great just to talk to other people who had been through a similar experience; it was reassuring to know what I was feeling or experiencing was normal.
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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.

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