Read real life stories
Read real life stories of people supporting their loved ones' with bowel cancer.
Charlotte's husband, Roger, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2017. Here Charlotte talks about supporting her partner through diagnosis, treatment and beyond, as well as talking to children about cancer.
Jessica's partner, Alton, was diagnosed with stage 3 bowel cancer in 2017, at the age of 30. Jessica talks about dealing with a diagnosis and juggling work and children whilst supporting a loved one with bowel cancer.
Judy's husband, Richard, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in his late 50s. Judy talks about the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis and how she's supported her partner through it.
Hayley's husband Stuart, father of five, was diagnosed with palliative bowel cancer aged 37 in October 2020. Hayley talks about how much their lives have changed since Stuart's diagnosis and becoming her husband's carer, whilst working part time and looking after the children.