Archive for category: Campaigns
16
May
2018

Take care in the sun & check UV levels

With temperatures on the rise, the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland say people should enjoy the good weather – but urge them to take care in the sun. PHA and Cancer Focus NI are also reminding people that the UV Index is a good guide to how strong the sun is. When t...

17
November
2017

Joanna shares her mouth cancer story

Civil servant Joanna May, from Co Down, was diagnosed with pre-cancerous cells on her tongue – she shares her story to help highlight mouth cancer awareness month in November, and stresses the need for regular check-ups. She says: “It all started about four years ago when I hurt my shoulder. I...

03
October
2017

Cancer Focus NI’s men’s health conference

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’s 10th annual Men’s Health Conference at Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim, focused on the theme Foundations for Health. Guest speaker Eimear Ruane-McAteer, from Queen’s University Belfast, spoke about her research on the psychological impact of diagnosis on low risk prostate canc...