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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...


New Cancer Focus NI and Translink partnership

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Translink have launched a new three year charity partnership with a new ‘Travel to a Healthier Life’ campaign. The partnership, announced ahead of Bus and Train Week (June 4 – 10), will focus on encouraging people to put their best feet forward and adopt a healthier...


Chasing Stars with Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody

There’s been some showbiz sparkle going on at Cancer Focus Northern Ireland recently as a number of well-known faces, including Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, have been endorsing the charity’s work. In the run-up to the Easter break, we were delighted to host a visit to our Eglantine Avenue off...


Cancer Focus NI gears up for ManPowered

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has thrown down the gauntlet to local men with low risk prostate cancer, urging them to take up a new challenge and enjoy life to the full. The charity wants them to join in a new health project called Manpowered – helping each other break barriers, build their strength...