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23
January
2019

Stephanie urges women to get smear tests

Cancer Focus NI – celebrating its 50th year – marks half a century of helping people affected by cancer in Northern Ireland. To help highlight this special anniversary, cancer survivor Stephanie McKervill (31) spells out how much Cancer Focus NI has done for her. She is a member of the Cancer...

14
January
2019

Hope for the future

Breast cancer survivor Emily Stanton, mum to Liam (13) and Rhys (9)  “I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2015. Then I found out I was HER-2 positive, a generally more aggressive type of breast cancer which put me in a higher risk category. Thankfully the cancer was caught early and hadn’t spr...

02
October
2018

Equal Access to cancer drugs granted

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has warmly welcomed the Department of Health’s decision to grant NI cancer patients the same access to life extending drugs as patients living in the rest of the UK following its four year Equal Access campaign. In 2014 Cancer Focus NI spearheaded the Equal Access campa...

16
May
2018

Snap the Cig winners 2018

Seven local primary schools have each won a new iPad in our ‘Snap the Cig’ 2018 photo competition. Congratulations to Hillcroft Special School, Newtownabbey, Portrush PS, Brackenagh West PS in Kilkeel, St Patrick’s Ballynahinch, St Joseph’s, Crumlin, Rasharkin PS and Cooley PS, Omagh. This is the se...