Welcome to our research blog. We will be sharing our latest research updates and summaries of recent findings. We also share information from medical experts and links to further information and resources.
Could a blood test be used to diagnose bowel cancer?
One of our medical advisors, Professor Ian Tomlinson – and his team, are investigating whether a blood test could be used to detect early signs of bowel cancer. Here he explains more about this exciting…
Can aspirin and fish oil reduce risk of bowel cancer? – results from the seAFOod trial
We asked Professor Mark Hull, from the University of Leeds, to give us an overview of the key findings and what this means for people at higher risk of bowel cancer.
Research to improve patient information on recovery after bowel cancer surgery
Researchers Stephen Chapman and Caroline Czoski-Murray tell us about the research they’re doing at the University of Leeds to help improve information people receive when they’re recovering from surgery.
Improving understanding of the impact bowel cancer and its treatment can have on people’s lives
Guest bloggers, Professor Claire Foster and Dr Sally Wheelwright tell us about the ColoREctal Wellbeing (CREW) study.
What next for our bowel cancer research programme?
Our Head of Research, Dr Julia Ambler, recaps on the last year, gives a flavour of what’s to come and explains how we make sure the research we fund is of the highest possible quality.
The 2018 National Colorectal Cancer Nurse Network study day
Last month we were delighted to support the 2018 National Colorectal Cancer Nurse Network (NCCNN) study day. Here's a summary of what was covered.
Understanding more about younger bowel cancer patients
We asked one of our grantees, Dr Claire Palles from the University of Birmingham, more about her research career so far and the work we’re funding to help explain why some younger people are at higher…