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Hefin David AM to host bowel cancer screening debate at the Senedd
Ahead of tomorrow’s debate on bowel cancer screening at the Senedd at 4.25pm (Wednesday 16 May), we are calling for vital improvements to the screening programme in Wales.
Mental Health Awareness Week 2018
Today marks the beginning of Mental Heatlh Awareness Week 2018 (14-20 May) and we want to use it as a platform to talk about the interaction between cancer and mental health.
Prime Minister announces funding for AI to help with early diagnosis for cancer
Today the Prime Minister will pledge government funding to develop artificial intelligence (AI) to transform outcomes through early diagnosis of cancer and chronic disease.
International Nurses' Day 2018
Today is International Nurses' Day, the annual celebration of nurses around the world and their vital contributions to society.
Our response to the breast cancer screening crisis
Yesterday the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt MP, announced that women’s lives may have been cut short by a major IT error which meant 450,000 patients in England missed crucial…
Nick Thomas-Symonds MP hosts bowel cancer screening debate in parliament
Ahead of the debate, we are calling for vital improvements to be made to the bowel cancer screening programme.
We hand in petition signed by nearly half a million people to lower screening age
Today we are handing in a Change.org petition to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt MP.
We award grants to fund bowel cancer research worth nearly £440,000
These awards are part of our investment to support research with the greatest benefits for those at risk and affected by bowel cancer, which we publicised last year.
Six in ten adults unaware that 30 mins of physical activity most days reduces bowel cancer risk
Almost two thirds of adults living in the UK are not aware that being physically active for 30 minutes a day at least five times a week could help to reduce the risk of bowel cancer, according to a poll…
We've appointed the UK's first Bowel Cancer UK & RCS Eng Colorectal Research Chair
We’re delighted to announce that Professor David Jayne, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, has been appointed the UK’s first Bowel Cancer UK/Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS Eng) Colorectal Research…