Bowel cancer news

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

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.

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