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We fund a Surgical Specialty Lead in advanced bowel cancer
We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) are creating a Surgical Specialty Lead in colorectal liver metastases. This exciting new post is funded by Bowel Cancer UK, working…
UTV’S Pamela Ballantine launches rowathon across Northern Ireland
UTV’s Pamela Ballantine is calling on businesses across Northern Ireland to virtually row as far as they can in four hours on Friday 14 June to raise funds for us and help stop people dying of bowel cancer…
NHS release new interim cancer screening review
Today NHS England published the interim report of Professor Sir Mike Richards’ independent review of national cancer screening programmes in England. The review aims to overhaul cancer screening in England…
We call on UK Governments to tackle rise in bowel cancer incidence
Two landmark research studies published today have shown that the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer under 50 is increasing in many countries around the world, including the UK.
We release third podcast episode hosted by BBC journalist, George Alagiah
George Alagiah talks openly about how bowel cancer has affected his family and those around him, in the third episode of, ‘In conversation with George Alagiah: A Bowel Cancer UK podcast’.
NHS England announces record number of cancer checks in 2018
Today NHS England released figures that show that in 2018, patients underwent a record 2.2 million cancer checks following urgent referral by their GP. This is an increase of almost a quarter of a million…
Historic Edinburgh building lit teal for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
Our corporate partner Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is changing the colour of one of the city’s most iconic Old Town buildings.
We release our second podcast episode hosted by BBC’s George Alagiah
BBC journalist George Alagiah discusses how he adapted to life with a temporary stoma during the second episode of ‘In conversation with George Alagiah: A Bowel Cancer UK podcast’.
Sex Education star Connor Swindells announced as our Patron
British actor, model and former boxer Connor Swindells has been appointed Patron of the charity, during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this April.