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.
Improving outcomes through patient data
There is widespread concern about use and misuse of personal data at the moment, in particular health data.
Aspirin and bowel cancer
It’s almost thirty years since Gabriel Kune in Melbourne published a case control study of people with bowel cancer and reported a difference in the proportion of people using regular anti-inflammatory…
The new Cancer Drugs Fund. It may be new but has it improved?
Recently a new Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) came into effect, which changes the way cancer drugs are assessed and funded in England.
More testing is good news but we need to do more
Like any Dad, I’d do anything for my children but when one of them is taken away from you at a young age, and there is nothing you can do, it’s hard to deal with.
An important step forward for bowel cancer screening
Today the Government approved the UK National Screening Committee’s (UKNSC) recommendation to replace the current test used in the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BSCP) in England with a new test – the…
Reforming the Cancer Drugs Fund
Yesterday the NHS England Board met to approve plans for a new funding system for cancer drugs. The Board voted to approve these plans, which will come into effect on 1 July 2016.
Together we can stop bowel cancer
As you may have seen from all the coverage on the news and social media, today is World Cancer Day. It’s such a great opportunity for the world’s population to come together and shine a spotlight on cancer.