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Put the kettle on for Brew Together this October
Catch up with friends, family and colleagues over a cup of tea and make a donation to the charity to help stop people dying from bowel cancer.
New bowel cancer test leads to screening rate rise
A new, easier to use test for bowel cancer has led to a significant rise in screening rates in Scotland, figures have shown.
New draft guidance says aspirin taken daily could reduce risk of bowel cancer for people with Lynch syndrome
Aspirin taken daily for more than two years could reduce the risk of bowel cancer in people with Lynch syndrome, NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) has said in new draft guidance.
A huge thank you to all our volunteers
To mark Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June) we’re saying a huge thank you to our wonderful volunteers who make our work, of saving more lives from bowel cancer, possible. From getting involved in our fundraising…
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 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 us, working in partnership…
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.
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…
Symptoms diary now endorsed by Royal College of GPs
Earlier this year we collaborated with supporter, Beth Purvis, to launch a symptoms diary for people worried about their bowel habits.
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’.