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Grow a beard and help stop people dying of bowel cancer
Fathers, sons, brothers, grandads and uncles we're calling on you to grow a beard for us this December to help save lives.
Almost half of people needing urgent investigations for bowel cancer symptoms waiting too long
Figures published by NHS England today show that almost half of people on an urgent referral in August 2021 for bowel cancer investigation were waiting longer than 28 days for a diagnosis.
Third vaccine to be given to those with severely weakened immune systems
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that people with severely weakened immune systems, including some people with cancer, will be offered a third dose of the coronavirus…
We respond to new cancer strategy for Northern Ireland
The National Cancer Strategy for Northern Ireland, which includes plans to improve earlier diagnosis and increase awareness of signs and symptoms of cancer, has been opened for public consultation today.
Findings of study into vaccine effectiveness in the immunocompromised released
New research has found that one in 10 people with some solid cancer tumours respond less well to the COVID-19 vaccine than healthy people.
New campaign urging people to contact their GP if they have bowel cancer symptoms
We’re supporting a new phase of the NHS's Help Us, Help You campaign, which launches today, encouraging people with potential cancer symptoms to come forward for lifesaving checks.
Open letter from cancer charities to the public
Yesterday, we joined 39 other charities and organisations to write an open letter urging the public to help keep vulnerable people safe as restrictions ease.
Nominations are open for the Gary Logue Colorectal Cancer Nurse Awards
We're inviting you to nominate an outstanding colorectal cancer nurse for the seventh annual Gary Logue Colorectal Cancer Nurse Awards in September.
More support needed for immunocompromised ahead of 'Freedom Day' in England
We've joined a coalition of health charities in calling for the Government to do more to support those who may not have as much protection from their vaccines ahead of 'Freedom Day' in England.