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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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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