This blog shines a light on the varied and many people affected by bowel cancer. Around 268,000 people living in the UK today have been diagnosed with the disease. But it doesn’t just impact the patient, it touches their families, friends and colleagues, doctors and nurses, scientists and researchers.
How Cara spearheaded awareness partnership with M&S
We've just launched a partnership with M&S to raise awareness of bowel cancer. Our symptoms information will be on their toilet roll packs from September. Cara tells us more about how this came about.
Stepping up for 30 during chemotherapy treatment
Gemma Brewster from Witham, Essex shares her experience of Step up for 30, our fundraising campaign asking people to get active every day during April, and living with bowel cancer.
Bowel cancer tests, surveillance and scan anxiety
Over the past few weeks we've seen an increase in emails to our Ask the Nurse service, with people wanting to find out more about having tests, ongoing surveillance and scan anxiety.
Skydive to celebrate my 80th
Pushpa Mansukh Shah was diagnosed with stage 3 bowel cancer in September 2018. She explains here her motivations for marking her 80th birthday with a skydive in Australia.
Drymen Dental Care get kilted up for Bowel Cancer UK
Suzanne Maxwell, Practice Manager at Drymen Dental Care in Glasgow, explains the motivation behind taking on the Kiltwalk. Read more in our blog.
No Butts campaign on ITV's Lorraine
We're working with ITV's Lorraine again on the No Butts campaign during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. We'll be updating this page when the campaign is featured, so you can keep up to date.
Thank you for an amazing Bowel Cancer Awareness Month!
Today marks the last day of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, and what an amazing month it's been! Thank you so much for joining us this April, we couldn't have done it without your support.