Archive for category: Breast Cancer / Women’s Health
18
December
2014

12 ways to cut cancer risk

For more information about Cancer Focus NI services please call 028 9066 3281 or email behealthy@cancerfocusni.org. If you have any concerns about cancer call the Cancer Focus NI free helpline on 0800 783 3339.  

17
November
2014

No Smoking Day plans unveiled

The theme for No Smoking Day 2015 – Proud to be a Quitter – was unveiled at a special event organised by Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Nurses, doctors, midwives, stop smoking specialists and other health professionals attended the event to hear about plans for next year’s No Smoking Day, whic...

12
November
2014

Top award for cookbook

Our new Well Being Cookbook for cancer patients has come top in the Northern Ireland heat of the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook awards. The unique cookbook was also shortlisted for the Best Health Book in the World and Best Charity Book in the World categories. The Gourmand Awards celebrate glo...

07
November
2014

How Sonia battled breast cancer

Sonia Patton (46), from Bready, Strabane, is receiving treatment for breast cancer. She is married to Michael (47) and they have three daughters, Molly (16), Eve (6) and Alice (4). A volunteer with Cancer Focus NI, she held a Girls’ Night In and raised a bumper £3,018 for the vital breast cancer res...

05
November
2014

Tyrone cousins’ battle with breast cancer

Tyrone cousins Yvonne Hendry and Therese O’Gorman, who’ve had double mastectomies, have helped Cancer Focus NI raise £500 for vital breast cancer research by holding a Girls’ Night In. Yvonne, from Sion Mills, and Therese, from Strabane, both opted to undergo the surgery after they discovered...