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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…
Book your place at our awareness morning in Cumbernauld
We’re inviting North Lanarkshire residents to a free bowel cancer awareness event on Thursday 25 April at Cornerstone House Centre from 10am – 12.30pm.
Nearly a quarter of adults don’t feel fit enough to exercise
Nearly a quarter of people (23%) do not feel fit enough to exercise for 150 minutes every week, according to a YouGov poll of 4,000 UK adults commissioned by the charity.
We launch our podcast hosted by BBC’s George Alagiah
BBC journalist George Alagiah hosts our new podcast interviewing supporters and leading experts on the disease, as well as discussing his own treatment and diagnosis.
One in two adults don't know their large bowel from their kidneys, liver or small bowel
Around half of people (48%) cannot correctly identify the large bowel on a diagram, according to a poll of 4,000 UK adults commissioned by the charity.
Northern Ireland announce roll out of new bowel cancer screening test
After years of campaigning, today the Department of Health in Northern Ireland pledge to replace the bowel cancer screening test in Northern Ireland with the new, more accurate Faecal Immunochemical Test…
Bowel cancer outcomes in Wales amongst the poorest in Europe
A recent inquiry held by the Welsh Government into endoscopy services in Wales reveals an alarmingly low number of eligible people take part in bowel screening programmes, and the majority of the country’s…
Jeremy Bowen prompts thousands to seek NHS bowel cancer advice
A clincian has praised our Patron and BBC news editor Jeremy Bowen for raising awareness of bowel cancer, saying his actions will help save lives, after the number of people seeking information on the…