Major funding award given to Portaferry scientist’s research

Dr Helen Coleman has been granted the prestigious Cancer Research UK Career Establishment Award of over £855,000 to find new ways to prevent oesophageal cancer and improve survival for the disease. Dr Coleman is encouraging people in Northern Ireland to support World Cancer Day on February 4 by wearing a unity Band, available in all Cancer Research UK stores and online at cruk.org/worldcancerday

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