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.
Top tips on staying safe and keeping positive
We know that you may feel anxious about coronavirus. To help you during these challenging times, we asked our people affected by bowel cancer what they’re doing to keep themselves safe and how they’re…
How Edwards & Co keep Rosi’s legacy alive in Northern Ireland
Dorcas Crawford, a partner at Edwards & Co. solicitors, shares with us why her company is so determined to support Bowel Cancer UK every year.
Mum hosts a Brew Together event at daughter’s memorial tree
Marion Leslie from Milton Keynes, lost her daughter, Natalie, when she was just 31. Since then, she has held lots of fundraising events in her memory, including Brew Together.
What it means to be deaf with bowel cancer
Claire Adshead from Hemel Hempstead, was born deaf and diagnosed with stage 3 bowel cancer in May 2019. She shares with us how this impacted her diagnosis and treatment.
Emmerdale: Common questions asked about surgery for bowel cancer
It was revealed that Emmerdale character, Vanessa Woodfield, has bowel cancer. The soap's superfans Medical Secretary, Lorraine Crum and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Susan Moug, answer some common…
Supporting my husband through treatment by making tea and cakes – no brainer!
Deborah’s husband was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer in January 2019. When she came across Brew Together, she immediately knew that she wanted to get involved.
10 year old Amber raised £150 in memory of her Nan
Amber Argent, 10 from Essex, shares with us why it was important for her to take part in Brew Together in memory of her Nan.