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.
Katharine Mcauley joins Walk Together in Belfast
Katharine is joining Bowel Cancer UK’s Walk Together in Belfast as she was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer in May this year, at just 36 years old.
Dave Smale joins Walk Together to show his support for other patients
Dave was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer at just 36 years old, after a short period of remission, his cancer returned. He shares with us his story and why taking part in Walk Together with his family…
Denise Binding joined us for Walk Together to celebrate her ‘all clear’ from the disease
Denise Binding was diagnosed with bowel cancer in October 2016 at 46 years old. She joined our Walk Together last year with her two sons to celebrate the all clear - a huge milestone in her treatment!
Andy Godfrey’s family joins Walk Together in Cardiff
Andy died from bowel cancer at just 38 years old in June 2019. This year 25 of his family members will be joining us at Walk Together in Cardiff in memory of him.
Linda Studd joins Walk Together this year in memory of her brother
Linda Studd, 37 from Peterborough shares her heartbreaking reason why she and her family are joining Walk Together this year.
Emma Matthews joins Walk Together with her family in memory of her husband
Emma Matthews, 39 from Cornwall, is travelling over 250 miles to join our Walk Together in London this year with her dad that was diagnosed with bowel cancer and in memory of her husband that died from…
Why Julie gives us a monthly donation
We caught up with Julie to find out more about why she gives us a monthly donation.