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.
The story of Never Too Young
This week marks the annual ‘Young Survivors Week’ – a global campaign to raise awareness that wherever you live in the world you are never too young to get bowel cancer.
Young Survivors Week: A mother's story
Lesley Shannon, mum to Laura who sadly died of bowel cancer in 2013, knows all too well that you are never too young to get bowel cancer. She shares an extract of her blog with us for Young Survivors Week.
Why Lynch syndrome needs to be a priority for the next Government
In the run up to the general election we wanted to share with you our campaign’s progress and set out why Lynch syndrome needs to be prioritised by the next government
Why we’re investing in surgical bowel cancer research
This week, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, we announced our half a million pound investment into surgical bowel cancer research.
General Election 2017 - How you can help
Senior Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer, Sam Pearse, looks at the upcoming general election and what you can do to put bowel cancer on the agenda
Scots answer call to join the 'bowel movement'
Claire Prentice from the Scottish Government explains more about the Detect Cancer Early Programme and their most recent campaign – ‘Join the Bowel Movement’
The success of bowel cancer screening in Northern Ireland
Dr Tracy Owen, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Public Health Agency, gives an overview of bowel cancer screening in Northern Ireland