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
Bowel cancer is more likely to be diagnosed at the earliest stage if it is picked up by screening according to new figures.
Thousands more people would take part in bowel cancer screening if the kit included extras, such as gloves and “poo catchers”.
People who have problems with numbers may be more likely to feel negative about bowel cancer screening.
Research shows late stage bowel cancer patients may be more likely to survive than those whose late stage cancer is picked up after symptoms develop.
Bowel cancer rates in 60 to 69 year olds went up by more than 12 per cent in England from 2006 to 2008, according to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK.
The first six months of the new NHS bowel cancer screening programme in Wales has resulted in the detection of 25 cases of the disease.