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Sarah's Story

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

When she was just 16 years old, Sarah McCarroll from Lisburn was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. From the day she was diagnosed, Sarah and her family have been supported by Friends of the Cancer Centre's Clinical Nurse Specialist for Teenagers and Young Adults, Renee Reid who was able to provide age appropriate care and support to young people with cancer. ...

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Applegreen Go The Extra Mile For Young Patients

Monday, 10 September 2018

Earlier this year we were delighted to welcome Applegreen as one of our charity partners. Over the next two years, we will be working with its six forecourt stores across Northern Ireland to raise over £100,000 to provide vital nursing hours for young people with cancer. ...

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5 minutes with our breast cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, Elaine Shaw

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so we took 5 minutes with our Breast Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist ...

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I shouldn't be here, but I am

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Jim Kane from Randalstown was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006. Jim’s cancer was agressive, but thanks to a clinical trial supported by Friends of the Cancer Centre and the support of the charity over the last 13 years, Jim is still here. This is his story. ...

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Men with prostate cancer could benefit from new radiotherapy techniques supported by the charity

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Early results from an innovative new clinical trial supported by Friends of the Cancer Centre have shown that men with prostate cancer could benefit from radical radiotherapy that delivers treatment in just five visits instead of the usual 37. ...

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