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Bowel Colorectal Cancer
Scientists in Wales have received £514,000 from Cancer Research UK to develop a new test using Salmonella which aims to detect bowel cancer at an early stage.
Taking a daily aspirin for more than two years could reduce the risk of bowel cancer in people with Lynch syndrome, according to new draft guidance from NICE.
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.
We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.
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