Bowel cancer news

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

Welsh government to introduce improved screening tests for cervical and bowel cancers

The Welsh government has announced “hugely positive” changes to its screening programmes for both cervical and bowel cancer.

Researchers find key to drug resistant bowel cancer

Blocking a molecule could bypass bowel cancer’s defence against the drug cetuximab, according to new research presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference.

Men with a high genetic chance of bowel cancer could have lower risk with healthy lifestyles

Men with a high genetic risk of bowel cancer over the next 25 years could have a lower risk of developing the disease if they also have a healthy lifestyle.

1 in 5 emergency bowel cancer patients had symptoms before diagnosis

Around one in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed after an emergency presentation have displayed at least one cancer ‘alarm symptom’ leading up to diagnosis.

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