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07
October
2021

Cancer charity welcomes ban on smoking in cars with children

Leading local cancer charity Cancer Focus Northern Ireland today welcomed the Health Minister’s implementation of a ban on smoking in cars carrying children. The charity said the announcement was a major positive step towards a tobacco–free Northern Ireland and to improving the health of under 18s....

20
September
2021

Cancer Focus NI responds to official 2019 cancer statistics  

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has welcomed today’s release of the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry’s most up to date statistics on cancers diagnosed here.  The document includes information on the number and types of cancers diagnosed in Northern Ireland in 2019.   Welcoming the report Richard Sprat...

05
January
2021

Cancer Focus NI COVID-19 update – January 2021

Cancer Focus NI COVID-19 update – January 2021 In line with government Coronavirus guidelines and advice we wanted to update you all on our service delivery: Counselling – offered exclusively online. For more information please visit: www.cancerfocusni.org/counselling Family support – of...

28
October
2020

Ladies clock up 2 million steps for Cancer Focus NI

A group of energetic Co Antrim ladies have walked an amazing two million steps in a week to raise a bumper £2,500 for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’s breast cancer awareness and fundraising campaign during October. Twenty-two women, most of them mums, have been out and about pushing buggies and paci...

11
September
2020

Stop smoking – Covid-19 advice

In response to the latest Department of Health smoking cessation statistics (Sept 2020), Gerry McElwee, Head of Cancer Prevention, Cancer Focus NI, said: “Stopping smoking can be challenging for people at any time. Indeed, this is a crucial time to consider giving up smoking, to reduce the risk of c...