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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…
Edwards & Co announce us as their charity of the year - again!
We’re delighted to be announced as Edwards & Co’s Charity of the Year for the fifth time.
Download our brand new symptoms diary
We have collaborated with one of our supporters, Beth Purvis, to launch a symptoms diary for people that are worried about their bowel habits.
New bowel screening test leads to increase in uptake in Scotland
The new bowel cancer screening test, the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT), has seen levels of participation rise to a record high in Scotland.
Bowel cancer screening narrowly misses target
None of the three main health screening programmes in England - bowel, breast or cervical - met their targets last year, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
We partner with Surgeon's Quarter to stop people dying of bowel cancer
For the very first time, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and its commercial arm, Surgeons Quarter will partner with us as their Charity of the Year 2019 to raise £50,000 for our Improving…
Endoscopy workforce crisis could hamper Scottish cancer strategy
A new report, which was put together by a cross-party group of MSPs, charities and patient representatives, examines the effectiveness of the Scottish government's five-year cancer strategy at its…
One in five adults too embarrassed to visit their GP with cancer symptoms
BUPA have today released survey results citing that around 6.6 million people have put off seeking medical advice around ‘embarrassing’ cancer symptoms