Bowel cancer news

Wholegrains and bowel cancer – what you need to know

Eating 90 grams of wholegrains a day reduces the risk of bowel cancer by 17%, according to a new report.

Bowel cancer deaths drop by a third in 20 years

The rate of people dying from bowel cancer in the UK has plummeted by more than 30 per cent in the last 20 years.

Follow-up colonoscopy cuts bowel cancer cases in some people

Follow-up tests after an initial colonoscopy may reduce the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer, according to a new study.

One-off bowel scope cuts cancer risk for at least 17 years

A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives.

More support needed for GPs to make best use of cancer preventing drugs

A new Cancer Research UK report reveals that GPs want more support when offering drugs that lower the risk of certain cancers.

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