May’s In Focus – Deborah, Upper GI CNS Admin Support Worker

Our staff member In Focus for May is Deborah, Upper GI CNS Admin Support Worker, who works at the North West Cancer Centre, helping provide vital support for staff and care for those affected by gastrointestinal cancers. Deborah does this by: Working closely with the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) to deliver and coordinate patient care. […]

Applegreen Northern Ireland raise £280K to support young people with cancer

Applegreen Northern Ireland raise £280K to support young people with cancer Since partnering with Friends of the Cancer Centre in 2018, Applegreen Northern Ireland have raised over £280,000, helping fund 11,240 hours of vital nursing care and support for hundreds of young people with cancer across Northern Ireland. The money has been raised through a […]

Richard’s Story

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which remains one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers amongst men in Northern Ireland. Friends of the Cancer Centre very proudly supports two specialist nurses and a Clinical Oncologist who care for those affected by this disease. We are delighted that one of our friends has chosen to share […]

In Focus – Elaine, Complementary Therapist

This is World Complementary Therapy Week, highlighting the importance of taking care of our own wellbeing. Friends of the Cancer Centre proudly funds four complementary therapists who provide vital support in helping people to deal with the impact and side effects of their treatment, improving physical and emotional wellbeing. Our staff member in focus for […]

Allen & Overy Belfast Raise £30K to support local people with cancer

Since partnering with Friends of the Cancer Centre in May 2022, Allen & Overy (A&O) Belfast has raised an incredible £30,000 to help support local patients and their families whose lives have been impacted by a cancer diagnosis. The money has been raised through a range of fundraising activities, including colleagues taking part in our […]

Celebrating excellence with Friends of the Cancer Centre’s scholarships

Celebrating excellence with Friends of the Cancer Centre’s scholarships Friends of the Cancer Centre has been investing in the training and development of staff across cancer & haematology services since 2008, through its scholarships programme. The Dr Gary McGowan, Pamela Lutton and Pearl Ewing scholarships are dedicated and named after former colleagues who were themselves […]

Supporting Nuclear Medicine at the NI Cancer Centre

Friends of the Cancer Centre were delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Nuclear Medicine department at the NI Cancer Centre. The charity have worked closely with the Nuclear Medicine team in recent years to help enhance the patient experience in the department. Our visit was kindly facilitated by Leanne Martin, Chief Clinical Technologist […]

Ryan Wishes Upon A Star This Christmas

Ryan Hubbard from Bangor is making a very special wish this Christmas in support of local charity, Friends of the Cancer Centre. Ryan is calling on people to show their support for Friends of the Cancer Centre’s Wish Upon a Star appeal.  For a donation of £10 people can share their wish, message or name […]

The Grant Family ‘Wish Upon A Star’

Patrick Grant, along with his wife Lauren and daughter Iris, are supporting the charity’s Wish Upon A Star appeal, where for a donation of £10 people can dedicate a star to someone special on our Christmas trees at the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre in Belfast or the North West Cancer Centre at Altnagelvin, or on the virtual tree on our website.

Wish Upon a Star launch day

Friends of the Cancer Centre will be welcoming U105 to the Cancer Centre on Friday 1st December for a live broadcast to mark the launch of our Wish Upon a Star appeal for 2023. Carolyn Stewart will be broadcasting Lunch Live from the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre between 12noon and 3pm. She will be joined […]

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