Tag - Awareness

Tyrone Cancer Survivor Reveals How Awareness And Early Diagnosis Can Save A Life

For Fintona based Kevin Campbell, it was his mother’s previous diagnosis and unfortunate passing that helped to save his life. With an overarching awareness of the early signs and symptoms of oesophageal cancer, Tyrone man Kevin was quick to seek advice from his GP after finding a restriction when swallowing food one routine lunchtime. “My mother...

Derry Cancer Survivor Noeleen McMorris Reveals Importance of Awareness

When Derry-native Noeleen McMorris found herself with a regular influx of hiccups, indigestion and a change in swallowing habits, she knew something was wrong. Believing it was a side effect of medication, a routine GP appointment and a NICE guidelines scope referral was only the beginning. September 2016 saw Noeleen diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. Quickly becoming...

Banbridge Survivor of Oesophageal Cancer Adrian Hale Says “Raising Awareness Can Save Lives”

Adrian Hale from Banbridge was 51 and had just completed a job for the Scout Association in Crawfordsburn when he found himself having some discomfort while eating. Taking advice from a friend, he went to the doctor which is how his long cancer journey began.  Adrian was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in September 2018 and...