Research and Campaigns Blog
Welcome to our research and campaigns blog. This is our space to explore key issues affecting people with bowel cancer such as prevention, early diagnosis and treatment and care. We will be sharing our latest research updates and providing commentary and analysis on external policy. We also provide links to further information and resources.
Nick Thomas Symonds MP tell us why he thinks bowel cancer screening is vital
Mr Thomas-Symonds sadly lost his mother to bowel cancer on New Year’s Day. He tells us why bowel cancer screening is so important.
Investing in research to stop bowel cancer
Dr Julia Ambler, our Head of Research, tells us about some of the awards we have made this year.
Lowering the bowel cancer screening age to 50
This Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, we’re backing Lauren Backler petition to lower the screening age to 50, started in honour of her mum who sadly died from bowel cancer at 56 years old.
Our first Colorectal Research Chair for surgery
As the first Bowel Cancer UK/Royal College of Surgeons of England Colorectal Research Chair, Professor David Jayne will drive forward the surgical clinical trial agenda for bowel cancer
Bowel cancer symptoms: your questions answered
Our Head of Support and Information Charlotte Dawson R.G.N. addresses some of the most common questions she gets asked about bowel cancer symptoms.
Testing for Lynch syndrome – what you need to know
If you are worried about your family history or think you might have Lynch syndrome, we’ve addressed some of the common questions
A Spotlight on Bowel Cancer in Wales
Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in Wales, but is the second biggest cancer killer. It shouldn’t be.