Beating bowel cancer together

Previous online support events: catch up on demand

Watch recordings of previous online support events.

How to manage peripheral neuropathy

  • Date: Wednesday 27 July 2022
  • Who's it for: Everyone affected by bowel cancer
  • Topics covered: Chemotherapy can damage the nerve endings in the hands, feet and lower legs. This is called neuropathy and in this event a panel of experts discussed peripheral neuropathy following treatment, the common symptoms and ways to help manage them
  • Speakers: Lauren Urwin, Bethany Sellwood

Intimacy, relationships and bowel cancer

  • Date: Wednesday 25 May 2022
  • Who it's for: Everyone affected by bowel cancer
  • Topics covered: Sexual dysfunction after treatment, how to manage side effects, changes in your sex life and the psychological impact it can have on relationships
  • Speakers: Sue Lennon

Living with and beyond bowel cancer

  • Date: Saturday 23 April 2022
  • Who it's for: Everyone affected by bowel cancer, including friends and family
  • Topics covered: Eating well, managing changes in bowel function, coping with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis, physical activity
  • Speakers: Claire Coughlan, Joanna Injore, Dr Darren Fernandes, Dr Helen Galliard, Toni Wyatt, Lauren Urwin

Living well with advanced bowel cancer

  • Date: Saturday 6 November 2021
  • Who's it for: People affected by advanced bowel cancer
  • Topics covered: Surgery for advanced bowel cancer and navigating the pathway, upcoming treatments, clinical trials, coping with the side effects from treatment, managing your cancer journey
  • Speakers: Filipe Carvalho, Paul Ross, Helen Ludlow

Living well with bowel cancer

  • Date: Saturday 19 June 2021
  • Who's it for: Everyone affected by bowel cancer
  • Topics covered: Coping with the side effects of bowel cancer, eating well, coping with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis, doctors get cancer too, chair yoga session
  • Speakers: Dr Darren Fernandes, Joanna Injore, Dr Robin Muir, Dr Philippa Kaye, Denyse Ritz

The information in our events was correct at the time of publication. Our resources are reviewed by healthcare professionals every two years to ensure our information is up to date.

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