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New hope for some advanced bowel cancer patients, after NICE approves drug on the NHS
A new bowel cancer drug, which can double progression-free survival time for some people with advanced bowel cancer, has been approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for patients…
New combination treatment for advanced bowel cancer patients in Scotland
Today the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) announce their final recommendation for a new treatment combination for people living in Scotland, who are diagnosed with a rare form of bowel cancer.
Younger patients join Never Too Young campaign to amplify change
A new Never Too Young project group has launched to support younger people with bowel cancer.
Our response to the Government spending review
Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, presented his first spending review to Parliament, setting out the Government’s economic plan for the country for the next 12 months.
Thousands of people in Scotland waiting for endoscopy tests
The number of people in Scotland waiting for tests that can help to diagnose bowel cancer has more than tripled compared to the same time last year, according to figures published today by Public Health…
NICE recommends new combination treatment for advanced bowel cancer
Today the National Institute for Heath and Care Excellence (NICE) announce their final recommendation for a new treatment combination for people diagnosed with a rare form of bowel cancer.
New report into cancer waiting times in Wales
The Welsh Government and NHS Wales should urgently publish a COVID-19 recovery plan to maintain cancer services and provide reassurance to the public that these are continuing safely during the pandemic,…
Bowel cancer cases down by more than 25 per cent in Scotland due to coronavirus
The number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer in Scotland fell by more than a quarter at the height of the coronavirus pandemic when compared with the same time last year.
Let’s Chat Together in Wales this December
Join us for Chat Together, our online meet-up for people living with and beyond bowel cancer in Wales. It’s a welcoming place to talk to others with bowel cancer and to meet new people.