Bowel cancer news
People who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight trumps smoking as the leading cause of four different cancer types.
Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. But what's behind the increase?
How does bacon cause cancer? New research shows that moderate processed and red meat eating increases bowel cancer risk.
People who eat red and processed meat within department of health guidelines are still at increased risk of bowel cancer, a Cancer Research UK study* has found.
It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research coordinated by Cancer Research UK.