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.
Frances' Walk Together to raise awareness of bowel cancer
Frances Abel has raised nearly £600 with her Walk Together event this September after being diagnosed with bowel cancer two years ago.
John takes on multiple challenges so others can be as lucky as him
John Miller was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year, and is now training for two huge challenges with his friends to raise much needed funds for us.
Kate’s Walk Together event in support of her mum
Kate Calder is organising a Walk Together event this September in support of her mum who was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2009.
Dave’s scorching bowel cancer anniversary run
Dave, 71, ran 5km in July to commemorate the anniversary of his surgery, on what turned out to be the hottest day of the year!
Emma's Walk Together event in memory of her husband Martyn
Emma Matthews has organised a Walk Together event in Cornwall this September in memory of her husband, Martyn, who sadly passed away from bowel cancer.
Why John is cycling 15 miles everyday in July
John Crozier, 27 from Edinburgh, is taking on the incredible challenge of cycling 15 miles everyday throughout July.
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.