Upper Gi Blues

Upper Gi Blues

Charity information

Upper Gi Blues

This charity is a patient and carer support group for people who have been diagnosed with upper gastro-intestinal cancers, based at Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich.

Founded 2005

  • Mission statement

    The mission of Upper Gi Blues is to make a positive difference in the lives of patients diagnosed with cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract - oesophagus (gullet), stomach and liver. This is done primarily through proffesionally supported relationships between those who have a new diagnosis of cancer and those who are living with cancer. We also support reseach into the causes and treatment of upper gastrointestinal cancer.

  • Aims

    Upper Gi Blues aims to:

    • Most importantly, to make sure that we all, patients and carers live our lives to the best of our abilities.
    • To raise funds for ongoing research to better understand the causes of upper gastointestinal cancer and improve the care for upper G.I. patients.
    • To offer support and advice (non-medical) based on our experiences amongst ourselves.
    • To promote the awareness of Upper G.I. cancers.
    • To offer support and advice (non-medical) to individuals with a new diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal cancer, based on the experiences of people who have had this cancer.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2005

    Registered Charity Number: 1124418

    Board members: 5

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 07906358320

    Address: Sandwell Hospital Lyndon West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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