Bowel Colorectal Cancer
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
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have higher proportions of emergency hospital admissions before a diagnosis than less deprived patients.
An antifungal medication, commonly prescribed for toenail infections, could help eliminate dormant cells within bowel tumours, according to new research.
Sitting down to watch more than four hours of TV over a day could increase the risk of bowel cancer in men compared to those watching less than just an hour.
Testing cancer drugs on miniature replicas of a patient’s tumour could help doctors tailor treatment, according to new research.
Bowel scope screening uptake increased by more than a fifth (21.5%) when people were sent additional reminders with a leaflet that addressed common concerns.
Bacteria found in certain bowel cancers can also be found inside a small number of tumours that have spread to another part of the body, says new research.
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