Bowel cancer news

10% of bowel cancer patients can wait more than a year to start treatment

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.

Science Snaps: digging for clues on how bowel cancer starts

We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.

Bowel cancer in younger women linked to obesity

Obesity could be playing a role in rising rates of bowel cancer in women under 50, a new study suggests.

Half of over-60s ignore lifesaving bowel cancer screening

Half of people invited to bowel screening for the first time in 2015 didn’t take part, according to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK

Emergency hospital visits more common among most deprived bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have higher proportions of emergency hospital admissions before a diagnosis than less deprived patients.

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