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WATCH: Tullamore Hospital choir sing their support for Lollipop Day

Lollipop Day takes place today

The HSE staff choir in Tullamore Hospital have been doing their bit to raise awareness and show their support for Lollipop Day.

Lollipop Day raises funds for the Oesophageal Cancer Fund and is supported by thousands in Ireland every year. The day takes place between Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24.

Established in 2001 the Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) is a registered charity and voluntary organisation, which has grown to be the national voice representing oesophageal cancer in Ireland.

Their aim is to raise awareness of the symptoms related to oesophageal cancer and to provide funding for research into the disease.

To date OCF has contributed almost €1.4 million in funding for oesophageal cancer research by the country’s leading experts into this disease. 

The symptoms of oesophageal cancer include swallowing, hoarseness and persistent indigestion.

So this Lollipop Day, don't forget to donate. You can do so here.

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