Bowel cancer (colorectal cancer)
Bowel cancer is also called colorectal cancer and includes large bowel cancer (colon cancer) and cancer of the back passage (rectal cancer or cancer of the rectum). Find out about bowel cancer symptoms, risk factors, causes and preventing bowel cancer. There is information about tests to diagnose bowel cancer and treatments including surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, biological therapy, research and clinical trials. The living with bowel cancer section has information about diet after surgery, managing a colostomy, and how cancer may affect your sex life.
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Latest bowel cancer news
Read the latest news on bowel cancer.
- News: NHS England must act as patients miss out on cancer drug tests
- 20 Aug 2015
- News: Aspirin, obesity and inherited bowel cancer – what’s the story?
- 18 Aug 2015
- News: Cancer survival in England is improving – but still lagging behind similar countries
- 5 Aug 2015
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