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Thank you Edwards & Co for your £60,000 donation
Corporate partners Edwards & Co have donated over £60,000 for the charity over two and half years.
Walk Together to stop bowel cancer
TV presenter Julia Bradbury, UTV presenter Pamela Ballantine and Scottish Munro hunter Jack Campbell are encouraging you to join our Walk Together this summer and help fund our vital research and lifesaving…
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…
Bowel cancer diagnosis can be delayed due to existing illness
A new study reveals that additional serious long-term health conditions can push a bowel cancer diagnosis back by up to twenty six days.
Alcohol consumption putting vast majority of Europeans at risk of bowel cancer
The average daily intake of alcoholic drinks is placing EU citizens at a heightened risk of both bowel and oesophageal cancer.
Study finds new link between omega fatty acids and bowel cancer
University of Aberdeen has found a higher concentration of the molecules that breakdown omega-3 fatty acids is associated with higher chance of survival from bowel cancer
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.