Bowel cancer news

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.

Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to broadcast world’s first TV advert live from inside the human body

A 90 second advert on 18 January will give viewers a unique opportunity to see live inside the human body

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