Archive for category: Men’s Health

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....


Call for urgent action on HPV vaccine for NI boys

The urgent need to introduce the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine for local boys was highlighted today (Wed 7th Nov) at the annual Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Men’s Health Conference. Unless an implementation plan for the vaccine’s roll out is made available soon there is a danger that boys in...


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...