Julie was an inspiration

By supporting Q Radiothon you will be making a real difference to the lives of families affected by cancer and terminal illness across Northern Ireland. At the age of 39, Julie Scates was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She amazed everyone with her positive attitude and fighting spirit. Her partner, Steve, shares their story. “Initially when…

Marie Curie nurses made us feel safe

By supporting Q Radiothon you will be making a real difference to the lives of families affected by cancer and terminal illness across Northern Ireland. When Niall Cochrane’s mum, Roisin, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in February last year, it was a difficult time for the whole family. Niall reflects on that time and how…

Our beautiful daughter, who left us too soon.

By supporting Q Radiothon you will be making a real difference to the lives of families affected by cancer and terminal illness across Northern Ireland. When Angela Crawley Smith was diagnosed with a brain tumour, her mum, Wendy explains how the family went from ‘heaven to the depths of hell’. ‘It was 2017 and life…

Alison was my soul mate

In 2017, Hayden Davis lost the love of his life, Alison Pink, to breast cancer. During her treatment, Alison was supported by Friends of the Cancer Centre’s specialist breast nurse, Elaine Shaw, who made an incredible difference to Alison.  This is Hayden and Alison’s story.    “I have known Allison since I was 14 years…