“I shouldn’t be here, but I am.”

 Jim Kane from Randalstown was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006.  Jim’s cancer was advanced, but thanks to a clinical trial supported by Friends of the Cancer Centre and the support of the charity over the last 12 years, Jim is still here.  This is his story.    “I found out I had cancer by…

Action Cancer Saved My Life

Civil Servant Maria McCracken lives with her husband Alan in Bangor and has two grown up children, Rachel and Daniel. Maria’s breast cancer was detected by Action Cancer’s breast screening programme in 2015. Now cancer free, Maria is encouraging other women to avail of Action Cancer’s life saving service.   Maria had been completely unaware…

Help Families Like Baby Tom’s

Tom Brown was diagnosed with cancer when he was just four weeks old. His mum Karen, who lost her 15 year old brother Graeme to cancer 24 years ago, said she never expected her own family would be affected by the illness, and is thankful that charities like Cancer Fund for Children are here to…