This blog aims to shine 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.
Grief during the pandemic
Bereavement is never easy, and we know that the current situation with social distancing may be making it even harder for those of you who have lost someone you love to bowel cancer.
Working With Cancer
Working With Cancer is a social enterprise which helps people to keep working during and after cancer treatment by providing coaching, training and consultancy to employees and employers. Founder Barbara…
Our Step up for 30 superstars
Here are the stories of just a couple of our amazing supporters taking on Step up for 30 throughout June.
One million missed opportunities
Since lockdown began in March, over a million home screening kits have not been sent out. That’s one million missed opportunities for people to find out if they have bowel cancer and begin treatment if…
Rugby player and Patron Joe Gray completes lockdown challenge raising over £5,000
Professional rugby player and Patron Joe Gray has successfully finished his lockdown challenge, raising over £5,000 for us in memory of his dad.
Nellie, 12, raises £2,000 by making and selling face coverings
Nellie has been making face coverings to raise money for us in memory of her uncle Paul who died from bowel cancer last summer. She’s now raised over £2,000. Nellie’s mum Kaeti tells us about her amazing…
Anne-Marie takes on Step up for 30 while undergoing chemotherapy
Anne Marie is taking on Step up for 30 this June while undergoing chemotherapy. Read about her story here and why she signed up.