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.
Scots answer call to join the 'bowel movement'
Claire Prentice from the Scottish Government explains more about the Detect Cancer Early Programme and their most recent campaign – ‘Join the Bowel Movement’
The success of bowel cancer screening in Northern Ireland
Dr Tracy Owen, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Public Health Agency, gives an overview of bowel cancer screening in Northern Ireland
Diagnosing bowel cancer early – a service at breaking point
Asha Kaur, Head of Policy and Campaigns, looks at the latest waiting time data, the wider impact a lack of endoscopy capacity is having and how we make sure patients get the right test at the right time
Bowel cancer screening in England
Sally Benton, Director of the South of England Bowel Cancer Screening Hub, explains the new test being introduced to the screening programme in England in 2018
Six things you might not know about the bowel cancer screening programme
Margaret Vance, Deputy Director of the London Bowel Cancer Screening Hub, helps us shed some light on how the screening programme works and what is involved in taking part
Reflections on the progress and challenges of saving lives from bowel cancer
At the start of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, Chief Executive Deborah Alsina MBE reflects on the progress we’ve made and the challenges still to address
Lynch syndrome awareness day
On Lynch syndrome awareness day Asha Kaur, our Head of Policy & Campaigns, explains what Lynch syndrome is, why testing patients is so important and what we're calling for.