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Unacceptable endoscopy waiting times put launch of new world-class screening programme at risk
HRH Duke of Cambridge hails our merger as a success
Our Chief Executive, Deborah Alsina MBE, met HRH the Duke of Cambridge at the Charity Commission’s Annual Public Meeting.
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…
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…
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.
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.
Cancer Strategy progress report: Progress made but more to be done
The Cancer Strategy for England was originally published in 2015 and was developed by the Independent Cancer Taskforce.
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…