Bowel cancer symptoms: FIVE signs that you should see a doctor
CANCER symptoms vary dependent on where the tumour is in the body. You should see a GP if you show these signs of bowel cancer.
BOWEL cancer: BBC presenter Deborah James is warning others not to ignore cancer symptoms despite looking ‘healthy’, after sharing a series of photos on Instagram that were taken just before she was diagnosed with bowel cancer.
BOWEL cancer risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could slash your chances of developing bowel cancer symptoms, including changes to your toilet habit, by adding these foods to your weekly shopping list.
The national rollout of a new bowel cancer test, which was due to start late last year, has been held up because supplier contracts for testing kits have not been signed.
Researchers investigating a new biomarker for colorectal cancer have also uncovered a novel intervention that might help treat a range of cancer types.
BOWEL CANCER symptoms usually include changes to toilet habits, and especially changes to your poo. You should speak to a doctor straight away if your stool looks like this - is your poo healthy?
BOWEL cancer: A fungus found in forests in the UK and Northern Hemisphere could provide a potential cure for bowel cancer, according to research conducted at a university in Poland.
Gemma Greenwood, n ée Epstein, from Middleton, Greater Manchester, was diagnosed with the disease in 2016. She died on December 22, two days after tying the knot to her partner Ben.
BOWEL cancer: Research has shown eating too much red and processed meat may increase the risk of developing bowel cancer. But how much is ‘too much’? Here’s what health officials have to say.
BOWEL cancer: Research has shown eating too much red and processed meat may increase the risk of developing bowel cancer. But how much is ‘too much’?
Abstract The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence produced guidance recommending use of the faecal immunochemical test in patients with low risk symptoms for colorectal cancer. At a cut off of 10 μg haemoglobin per gram of faeces, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimated that the sensitivity of the faecal immunochemical test to detect colorectal cancer ranged from 89% to 100%. The authors evaluated the evidence and noted that the data for the use of the faecal immunochemical test were extrapolated from all comers including high risk patients. Data on low risk patients were sc...