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We're urging NHS Scotland to test all bowel cancer patients for serious genetic condition
We are urging NHS Scotland to commit to testing all newly diagnosed bowel cancer patients for Lynch syndrome – a serious inherited condition that increases the risk of developing bowel cancer by up to…
A big thank you to all our volunteers this Volunteers’ Week
To celebrate Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June) we’re saying a huge thank you to our amazing volunteers and highlighting the huge difference they make in educating the public about the disease and to the work…
Researchers make breakthrough discovery in understanding bowel cancer
The S:CORT (Stratification in Colorectal Cancer) consortium, which Bowel Cancer UK is a partner of, has discovered how a genomic approach to understanding bowel cancer could improve the prognosis and quality…
Young Survivors Week shines a light on our Never Too Young campaign
To mark Young Survivors Week (29 May – 4 June) we’re shining a light on our flagship campaign Never Too Young, which aims to improve the diagnosis, treatment and care of younger bowel cancer patients.
We're investing half a million pounds in bowel cancer surgical research
Today we, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, announce £500,000 funding for bowel cancer surgical research to establish the UK’s first Colorectal Cancer Surgical Research Chair
A quarter of England hospitals in breach of waiting time target for bowel cancer tests as services reach crisis point
Services to diagnose bowel cancer have reached a crisis point after our investigation reveals a serious backlog of patients waiting for crucial tests that can diagnose the disease.
Challenge your colleagues to row a marathon in Northern Ireland
Gather your colleagues, business partners and clients to take on a rowing challenge to raise awareness and funds for the charity in Northern Ireland.
Colonoscopy lowers rates of bowel cancer in some patients with intermediate risk polyps
New research from Imperial College London shows regular colonoscopy in patients with intermediate risk polyps significantly lowers rates of bowel cancer
Actor Rupert Evans announced as our patron
British actor Rupert Evans (The Man In The High Castle, American Pastoral) has been appointed patron of Bowel Cancer UK.
More than half of Welsh Health Boards in breach of waiting time target for bowel cancer tests
Four out of seven health boards in Wales do not meet the target of patients waiting no more than eight weeks for tests that could diagnose bowel cancer