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NHS is failing to screen patients who are at high risk of bowel cancer
Today we, and ten leading clinical experts in bowel cancer and genetics, are calling on the national Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) to take responsibility for screening people with Lynch syndrome…
Scotland have replaced their bowel cancer screening test
The current screening test used in Scotland will be replaced with a new test, the faecal immunochemical test (FIT) from today.
Cancer services in Wales continue to improve
Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has today welcomed the Welsh Government’s Cancer Annual Statement, which shows continuing improvements in cancer services in the country.
NHS England confirm new screening test to be introduced in England in 2018
Today, NHS England confirmed plans to introduce a new bowel cancer screening test in 2018, which could detect more cancers earlier. The new Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) test is easier to use than the…
Funding endoscopy services must be a priority for Autumn budget
Today the Chief Executive of the NHS, Simon Stevens warned that hospital waiting lists could top five million people if billions of pounds of extra funding in the forthcoming budget are not secured.
Our first Bowel Cancer UK and Royal College of Surgeons England Research Fellow
We’re delighted to announce that Miss Marta Penna from Imperial College London and Oxford University Hospital has been awarded a jointly-funded fellowship between the charity and the Royal College of Surgeons…
We’re calling all men to grow a beard this December
Dads, brothers, sons, nephews, grandads, uncles - grow a beard this December to raise awareness and money
Join us for Carols Together this Christmas
This December attend one of our special Christmas carol concerts in London, Belfast and Glasgow and help fund vital research and lifesaving work to stop bowel cancer
New NHS study expected to almost halve number of endoscopies by 2020
This could mean more than 100,000 NHS patients in England avoid the need for colonoscopies each year