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The National Bowel Cancer Audit results
Today findings from the annual National Bowel Cancer Audit have been published. The report suggests changes to improve care for people with the disease in the future.
We appoint new Chief Executive
We’re delighted to announce we have appointed Genevieve Edwards as our new Chief Executive.
A third of bowel cancer patients experience avoidable delay to diagnosis
Nearly a third of bowel cancer patients experience a delay to their diagnosis that could have been avoided, according to a new study published in Cancer Epidemiology.
We launch the third podcast episode, hosted by BBC’s George Alagiah
BBC journalist George Alagiah discusses the importance of chemotherapy to treat bowel cancer during the third episode of series two of ‘In conversation with George Alagiah: A Bowel Cancer UK podcast’.
Change of surveillance guidance for people who had had polyps removed
Today the British Society of Gastroenterology have updated their guidelines to consider the use of surveillance, or ‘check-up’ colonoscopies for people who have had polyps (pre-cancerous growths) or bowel…
We launch the second podcast episode, hosted by BBC’s George Alagiah
BBC journalist George Alagiah discusses the importance of looking after your mental health whilst living with bowel cancer during the second episode of series two of ‘In conversation with George Alagiah:…
Fewer people are waiting for life-saving tests in Scotland
NHS Scotland has released the country’s latest diagnostic waiting time results as of September this year.
We launch the second series of our podcast, hosted by BBC’s George Alagiah
BBC journalist George Alagiah hosts the second series of our podcast interviewing supporters and leading experts on the disease, as well as discussing his own treatment and diagnosis.
New study shows variation in bowel cancer rates after colonoscopies in England
A new study published in The BMJ today (Thursday 14 November) shows wide variation between colonoscopy providers in England, meaning some people are having their cancers undetected or not prevented.