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NICE recommends expanding Lynch syndrome testing
Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends expanding the Lynch syndrome testing programme in England and Wales.
Northern Ireland health trust cancels cancer treatment due to rise in coronavirus admissions
More than 100 cancer procedures in Northern Ireland have been cancelled due to the rise in coronavirus admissions.
New research recommends using FIT for people with bowel cancer symptoms
New research published in GUT journal has found that people with symptoms of bowel cancer who are eligible for an urgent two week wait referral could benefit from having a highly sensitive FIT test to…
Leading charities representing 2 million+ vulnerable people demand answers over looming shielding disaster
We have written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Chancellor Rishi Sunak to request an urgent rethink following the release of the new guidance for those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19.
Bowel cancer costs the UK £1.74 billion a year
A new report out today shows bowel cancer costs the UK economy more than £1.7 billion (€1.9 billion) a year.
Government announces updated advice for clinically extremely vulnerable people, but with little practical support
Clinically extremely vulnerable people in England have received new government guidance to help reduce their risk from coronavirus, while retaining as much normality as possible.
Bowel screening in Scotland restarts today
The Scottish Bowel Screening Programme, which was paused in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, will resume today (Monday 12 October).
Today is World Mental Health Day
Today (Saturday 10 October) is World Mental Health Day. Living with bowel cancer can be a rollercoaster at times, and this can take a toll on your mental health.
New campaign urges people to get bowel cancer symptoms checked
The NHS has today launched a major new campaign, encouraging people with possible cancer symptoms, including signs of bowel cancer, to seek medical advice.