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We open research grant call with plans to invest a further half a million pounds
Today we open our second round of grant applications with plans to invest a further £500,000 into much needed bowel cancer research, as part of our commitment to support research with the greatest benefits…
Our response to the Autumn Budget
Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament, setting out the Government’s economic plan for the country. In his speech the Chancellor confirmed that…
Our response to Cancer Research UK’s latest report
Cancer Research UK’s report ‘Securing a cancer workforce for the best outcomes’ published today highlights the severity of current cancer workforce deficits that are currently the biggest barrier to achieving…
We partner with Scotland's Life Sciences Awards
The charity is delighted to announce a brand new partnership with Scotland’s Life Sciences Awards.
Free Colorectal Cancer Study Day for Healthcare Professionals in Scotland
We are organising a free Colorectal Cancer Study Day for healthcare professionals on Friday 30 November 2018 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
Our response to the Scottish Government waiting times plan
Scotland’s Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has recently announced £850 million would be invested over the next 30 months to drive down waiting times for cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Bowel cancer on the rise among young people in Europe
The incidence rate of adults in Europe aged between 20 and 39-years-old who have been diagnosed with bowel cancer has increased by six per cent every year between 2008 and 2016.
Over 7,000 people back our campaign to end the capacity crisis
Today we hand in an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care calling for a fully funded action plan to tackle NHS staff shortages in diagnostic…
Thousands of patients waiting beyond the target for lifesaving bowel cancer test
Every month on average this year a quarter of NHS hospitals in England (28%) were in breach of these waiting times – a clear red flag to the Government that NHS staff are struggling to cope.
Almost half of people living in Wales ignore the life-saving bowel screening test
Together with Bowel Screening Wales we are encouraging more people living in the country to complete the test when they receive it in the post, as this month marks the tenth anniversary of bowel screening…