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Our response to the NHS Long Term Plan
Today NHS England published their Long Term Plan, setting out how they will make the NHS fit for the future.
Our response to the National Bowel Cancer Audit findings
The audit measures and compares diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of over 30,000 bowel cancer patients and suggests changes for improvements.
One in five adults too embarrassed to visit their GP with cancer symptoms
BUPA have today released survey results citing that around 6.6 million people have put off seeking medical advice around ‘embarrassing’ cancer symptoms
Calls to rid bacon and ham of processed nitrites
Leading scientists and a cross-party group of politicians are calling for chemicals called nitrites to be removed on processed meats like bacon and sausages, due to the bowel cancer risk they pose.
Our response to NHS England’s announcement about funding for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) for advanced bowel cancer
NHS England have announced that from April 2019, selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT), a treatment for inoperable advanced bowel cancer that has spread to the liver, will be available to eligible…
McAleer & Rushe lends support to bowel cancer research
We are delighted to announce that one of the leading construction and property development companies in the UK, McAleer & Rushe, has made a significant donation to further support bowel cancer research.
Ten per cent of bowel cancer patients can wait more than a year to start treatment
It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research co-ordinated by Cancer Research UK and published in the British Medical Journal…
Radical rethink required to close gap on cancer survival between England and other countries
The Health Foundation, in collaboration with Professor Sir Mike Richards, has published a major report assessing progress on cancer care in England over almost two decades.
More than half of Scottish Health Boards in breach of waiting time target for bowel cancer tests
We’re highlighting the scale of the endoscopy crisis in Scotland. Statistics published by ISD Scotland reveal 57% of Health Boards as at 30 September 2018 were in breach of the national waiting time standard