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OG Cancer NI Welcomes Minister’s Cancer Plan

Charity warns that patients need referrals dealt with without further delays OG Cancer NI, the charity that supports those with oesophageal and gastric cancers has today welcomed Health Minister, Robin Swann’s, three-year Cancer Recovery Plan to rebuild Northern Ireland’s cancer services. Chair of OG Cancer NI, Helen Setterfield, said the plan, together with £30m to tackle...

How a Fight With Cancer Turned Helen Into a Campaigner For Those With Oesophageal and Stomach Cancer

In Northern Ireland there are more than 400 people diagnosed with oesophageal or gastric cancers every year, and as charity OG Cancer NI undertakes its annual awareness campaign to make sure people are aware of the symptoms Chair, Helen Setterfield has a personal reason behind her involvement. The above figure was pre-Covid, and due to...