Archive for category: Prevention

APG Recap: Cervical Screening

This week, the All-Party Group on Cancer for the Northern Ireland Assembly met to discuss cervical screening in NI. It featured presentations from Dr Stephen Austin (Executive Medical Director, Southern HSC Trust) and Dr Joanne McClean (Director of Public Health, HSC Public Health Agency). Topics in...


Local cancer charity welcomes 100 head and neck cancer patients, carers and professionals to one-day conference on cancer management and support

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland recently welcomed some 100 head and neck cancer patients, carers, and professionals to their annual Head and Neck Cancer Support and Information Day at The Dunadry Hotel Co. Antrim. Approximately 350 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancers annually in NI. Some 1...