Archive for category: Other Cancers
12
November
2020

Mouth Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer charity urges ‘If in doubt – get checked out’  Cases of mouth cancer in Northern Ireland are expected to almost double between 2015 and 2035, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland said today.    Between 2014 and 2018 an average of 246 people in Northern Ireland were diagnosed with mouth cancer each y...

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...

25
August
2015

Belfast mum warns of thyroid cancer

Belfast mum Kylee Murphy wants to alert other young women to the signs and symptoms of thyroid cancer in September – thyroid cancer awareness month – after getting a shock diagnosis earlier this year. The 29-year-old has just completed her treatment and is waiting to find out if it’s bee...