Symptoms

Find out about possible symptoms of bowel cancer and when to see your doctor.

Types of bowel cancer

Find out about different types of bowel cancer.

Risks and causes

Find out what causes bowel cancer, including lifestyle factors and other medical conditions, and see what you can do to reduce your risk.

Getting diagnosed

Read here about seeing your GP, referral to a specialist and the tests you might have. Also find out about screening for bowel cancer.

Survival

Find out about survival for bowel cancer, including colon cancer and rectal cancer.

Treatment

Find out about the different types of bowel cancer treatment.

Stages and grades

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread. It helps your doctor to know which treatment you need.

Living with bowel cancer

Get support to cope during and after bowel cancer treatment.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research into bowel cancer, and search for clinical trials.

Advanced cancer

Find out about advanced bowel cancer and how it might affect you.

Information and help