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.
Why Cara Hoofe was inspired to join the Never Too Young project group
Cara Hoofe, 37, was diagnosed with bowel cancer at 32. She explains how she got involved with the Never Too Young project group and why she’s so passionate about young people getting the support and information…
A series of poems about the Coronavirus pandemic
Angela Thomas, 61, was diagnosed with rectal cancer in 2012. She has since made a full recovery and during lockdown she wrote a few poems about the pandemic.
Rebecca’s big 26 challenge
Rebecca’s Mum, Antoinette, got in touch to tell us about the creative fundraising challenges her daughter completed over the summer in support of her Auntie Gemma. This is Rebecca’s story.
Recruitment CEO shares top tips to raise money at work for Decembeard
Guy Moreton, CEO at MorePeople, took part in Decembeard last year to show his support for a few friends who were affected by bowel cancer. He shares with us his top tips to raise money in your workplace.
Cancer, Covid and Crumpets
Bobby Bertoli, 28 from London, shares with us how he got through lockdown whilst being diagnosed and treated for stage 4 bowel cancer.
An ultra-marathon swim for an ultra-important cause
Amy Ennion, 27, from Kent, swam from Jersey to France to raise money to show her support for her dad who was diagnosed with bowel cancer. Little did she know how quick she would swim 18 miles.
Every beard tells a story
Philip Ahern, 65 from Hertfordshire, raised thousands of pounds by simply growing a beard for the charity over the last few years. He shares with us why supporting the charity is so important to him and…
How neuro linguistic programming helped me after being diagnosed with bowel cancer
Tasha Thor-Straten, 47, from Essex, was diagnosed with stage 3 bowel cancer in 2017. Since finishing treatment she has changed careers and become a neuro linguistic programming (NLP) practitioner to help…