Chairperson

Our Chairperson is Helen Setterfield who established OGCancerNI in 2018. Helen had her surgery 14 years ago and is still going strong!

Trustees

David Setterfield

Helen Hall

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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The long journey to diagnosis: Rev. Gary Millar’s stomach cancer battle

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 Many of these systems are old, outdated, and require replacement....

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