Archive for category: Events
09
September
2021

Local woman raises awareness of womb cancer after diagnosis 

September marks Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month.  Local woman Denise Kettyles (54) from Lisbellaw was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in January 2021 and is playing her part to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of the disease and support available to women diagnosed from Cancer Focus...

10
February
2020

Leave a Gift in your Will for Cancer Focus NI research

On World Cancer Day Cancer Focus Northern Ireland announced a massive £300K investment in pioneering research at Queen’s University Belfast. The cash injection was revealed as the charity launched its new legacy campaign urging people to leave a gift in their Will to fund local, vital research, offe...

21
May
2019

Iain cycles FROG in memory of mum

Iain Taylor (45), from Glenravel, got involved with FROG 13 years ago after his mum Elizabeth sadly died from cancer. “My mum was only just retired and was caring for my dad who had Parkinson’s. She had been a nurse practically all her life. She probably didn’t take the same care of her own health....

26
April
2019

Stylish afternoon for Cancer Focus NI

Radio presenter and fashion stylist Rebecca McKinney is hosting an afternoon of beauty, wellness and fashion at Galgorm Resort and Spa in Ballymena to raise funds for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. The Beauty Collective, a celebration of beauty both inside and out, will be held on Sunday May 12 from...

18
April
2019

David cycles FROG in memory of his parents

David McCann, from Martinstown, was one of the founders of FROG 14 years ago. The memory of his parents is the inspiration for his continued involvement, as well as the conviction he is helping others on their cancer journey. He has already completed the challenge eight times and is saddling up agai...