Welome to our campaigns blog. This is our space to explore key issues affecting people with bowel cancer such as prevention, early diagnosis and treatment and care. We will be sharing our latest campaign updates and providing commentary and analysis on external policy. We also provide links to further information and resources.
Results of the 2019 National Bowel Cancer Audit
In January, findings from the annual National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) were published. This blog outlines the results of this audit and calls for health bodies to urgently implement its recommendations.
Updated guidance for people who have an increased risk of bowel cancer
In November, the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) co-published updated guidelines for the management of hereditary bowel cancer.
I’m making my voice heard this General Election
Catherine, a bowel cancer patient and campaigner, tells us how staff shortages impacted her diagnosis and why the General Election is such a critical time to press for action.
We would like to hear the experiences of younger people with bowel cancer
As part of our Never Too Young campaign, we’ve launched a new survey that aims to capture younger bowel cancer patients’ experiences of diagnosis, treatment, care and support. This will help inform our…
Updated surveillance guidance for people who have had polyps or previous cancer removed
Written by Professor Matt Rutter, Consultant Gastroenterologist at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
What Professor Sir Mike Richards’ Cancer Screening Review recommends for bowel cancer screening in England
Professor Sir Mike Richards’ review presents an important opportunity for the health sector to work collaboratively to ensure these improvements are made and the best outcomes for people with cancer are…
Scottish charities working together to improve cancer patient outcomes
Claire Donaghy, our Head of Scotland, talks about her new appointment to Chair of the Scottish Cancer Coalition.
We’re bringing together the voices of people affected by bowel cancer
We want a future where nobody dies of bowel cancer, but we can’t achieve this alone. Today we’re launching a campaign calling on all political parties to take urgent action to address the biggest challenges…