'My bowel cancer was missed because I'm young'

Linzi Page thinks her bowel cancer was missed because doctors do not expect people under 50 to get the disease.
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Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday.
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People more or less keeping to NHS guidelines at higher risk than those who eat littleEating even the moderate amounts of red and processed meat sanctioned by government guidelines increases the likelihood of developing bowel cancer, according to the largest UK study of the risks ever conducted.The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) suggests anyone who eats more than 90g of red or processed meat per day should try to cut down to 70g or less, because of the known link with bowel cancer. TheNHS describes 90g of red meat as “equivalent to around three thinly cut slices of beef, lamb or pork, where each slice is...
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Scientists at the University of Oxford compared the risk between people who stick to NHS guidelines on red and processed meat consumption - 70g a day - and those who don't.
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Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.
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Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.
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Risk is raised in people eating just 76g of red and processed meat a day, which is roughly in line with government recommendations Related items fromOnMedica Lower cancer risk in people with higher vitamin D levels Cancer rates could rise due to growing intake of highly processed food Scientists equate wine to cigarette consumption to flag up cancer risk Obesity as cause of cancer set to overtake smoking Millennials top obesity chart before reaching middle age
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Dr Clare Stephens highlights the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer and explains how the screening programme is changing.
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ConclusionsCRC was correctly distinguished from adenomas or no bowel pathology using urinary VOC markers, within the bowel screening population. This pilot study demonstrates the potential of this method for CRC detection, with higher test uptake and superior sensitivity than FOBT. In addition, this is the first application of GC –IMS in CRC detection which has shown high test accuracy and usability.
Source: Techniques in Coloproctology - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Thousands more people visited the NHS website after he talked about his diagnosis on TV.
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BOWEL CANCER symptoms mostly affect toilet habits and can cause a bloated stomach and pain. Stomach bloating is a common problem many people experience, so how do you know if your bloated belly is a sign of bowel cancer?
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