Research and influencing blog
Welcome to our research and influencing blog. This is where we share our latest research and campaigns updates, summaries of recent findings and explore key issues affecting people with bowel cancer. We also share information from medical experts and links to further information and resources.
We won't let the Government forget its 'war on cancer'
Join us today by signing our petition calling for an ambitious, fully funded long term strategy for cancer.
Political stalemate holds back cancer strategy
Read our analysis on how the current political instability in Northern Ireland is having an impact on bowel cancer patients in the country.
Meeting your local politicians
To mark the final week of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month we headed on a whistle stop tour of UK Parliaments. Learn more in our blog.
Comprehensive Spending Review 2021: what does it mean for bowel cancer?
Yesterday, the Government set out its spending plans for the next three years. Find out what the Government announced and what it means for bowel cancer services in our latest blog.
State of the nations: patients continue to see increasing delays in diagnosis
Latest figures from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (NI) show bowel cancer patients continue to face delays getting diagnosed following an urgent suspicion of cancer referral.
FIT could be used to help diagnose younger people with bowel cancer suggests new research
A new study has found that increasing the sensitivity of the FIT test can help to identify more cases of bowel cancer, advanced polyps and Inflammatory Bowel Disease in younger people.
Update: NHS England extends temporary changes to the treatment break rule
The treatment break rule that is currently paused for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, is to remain suspended until at least Wednesday 31 March 2022.