Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even moderate intake of red meat raises cancer risk,  study finds
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...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Bowel cancer Medical research Meat UK news Health Science Society Food Source Type: news

Eating 76g of red and processed meat STILL raises your risk of bowel cancer
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. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A rasher of bacon 'ups cancer risk'
Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'
Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating no more than recommended levels of red meat still raises risk of bowel cancer
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 (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Early diagnosis: Bowel cancer
Dr Clare Stephens highlights the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer and explains how the screening programme is changing. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - April 15, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: 15.2 Digestive Problems Source Type: news

'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. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Bowen thanked for bowel cancer 'bounce'
Thousands more people visited the NHS website after he talked about his diagnosis on TV. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: How do you know if your bloated stomach is a sign of the disease?
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? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

News man ’s bowel cancer prompts thousands to seek advice
An NHS medical director has praised BBC news editor Jeremy Bowen for raising awareness of bowel cancer, after the number of people seeking information on the disease from the official NHS website almost trebled. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Expert warns on being clear about the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer
BOWEL CANCER is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, but worryingly, it can often go undiagnosed for a long time as the symptoms can be easily confused with less serious conditions. As a result, a cancer expert at Bupa is warning people to be clear on the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer and not to hesitate seeing a doctor if you experience them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Study shows eating this exotic diet could ward off the deadly disease
BOWEL CANCER has a number of causes, some of which are preventable while others are out of our control. But a new study has shown following a particular exotic diet could help to ward off the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Self-testing kit 'saved my life'
Doctors say the test is easier and cheaper than a colonoscopy but it is not available everywhere yet. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Jeremy Bowen reveals the atypical sign which led to diagnosis
BOWEL CANCER symptoms usually involve problems with the bowel and changes in toilet habits, but BBC veteran Jeremy Bowen, who was diagnosed with the disease last October, has revealed a much less typical symptom which led him to seek medical attention. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen diagnosed with bowel cancer
The BBC Middle East editor undergoes chemotherapy after noticing "funny pains in legs" while in Iraq. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen on bowel cancer diagnosis
The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen has revealed to BBC Breakfast he has recently been diagnosed with bowel cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: The colour poo you shouldn’t ignore - what’s a normal stool colour?
BOWEL cancer symptoms include changes to your toilet habit, stomach pain, and even changes to your poo. You could be at risk of bowel cancer if your poo has a distinctive colour. You should speak to a doctor if you have this bowel cancer sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibre warning: Three signs in your bowel movements that can indicate you’ve had too much 
FIBRE is an important part of a person ’s diet as it’s associated with a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and bowel cancer. The nutrient is best gained through diet, but how do you know if you’ve had too much.  (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Triple drug treatment beats bowel cancer resistance
And researchers say combination therapy could also attack other cancers Related items fromOnMedica Faecal blood testing best to spot cancer and cost-effective Cetuximab with chemo shrinks more secondaries Benefits of aspirin to treat bowel cancer Surgery after radiation therapy effective for rectal cancer Invest in workforce to roll out bowel cancer screening, urges former health secretary (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - four of the most common signs you may be ignoring
BOWEL cancer symptoms may be difficult to spot, and could be easily ignored. These are the most common warning signs of bowel cancer, including subtle changes to your toilet habits and your weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Otago discovery paves way for precision medicine in future
(University of Otago) University of Otago scientists have discovered a way to view the immune cell 'landscape' of bowel cancer tumours, paving the way towards more individualised medicine and treatment for many other diseases in future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

NHS let me down, says health manager with cancer
A patient with late-stage bowel cancer hits out as figures show cancer waits are at their worst level since records began. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - do you have this painful symptom? Hidden signs revealed
Cancer symptoms in the bowel can include unexplained weight loss, a pain or lump in the stomach, and changes to your toilet habits. You could be at risk of a deadly tumour if you have this painful stomach sign after doing a poo. Should you speak to a doctor about bowel cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - do you poo like this? The toilet sign you shouldn’t ignore
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include unexplained weight loss, a pain or lump in the stomach, and changes to your toilet habits. You could be at risk of a deadly tumour if you struggle to poo. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - does your poo look like this? The colour you shouldn’t ignore
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include unexplained weight loss, a pain or lump in the stomach, and changes to your toilet habits. You could be at risk of a deadly tumour if your poo has a distinctive colour, and you should never ignore it. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 47, mistook her symptoms of bowel cancer for drinking too much COFFEE
Amanda Cunnington, from Bristol, became constipated and suffered from a consistently low mood but thought her diet or irritable bowel syndrome were to blame – the truth was more deadly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Foods to avoid to slash risk of bowel cancer death, according to study
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, with 42,000 Britons diagnosed each year. A new study has suggested a high intake of certain foods is causing a rise in bowel cancer deaths among younger people. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: The foods to avoid to slash risk of bowel cancer death, according to study
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, with 42,000 Britons diagnosed each year. A new study has suggested a high intake of certain foods is causing a rise in bowel cancer deaths among younger people. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deborah James: My most painful decision - should I die in my own home?
I’m 37 and I have incurable bowel cancer. It’s spread to my liver and lungs. I was diagnosed three years ago, I have just an 8% chance of being alive in 2021. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat lots of onions, leeks and garlic to slash your chance of getting deadly bowel cancer
Eating 35lb of allium vegetables a year could reduce your bowel cancer risk, a study claims. It found that people that ate the most had a 79 per cent reduced risk of the cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: See a GP if this happens when you go to the toilet
CANCER symptoms can sometimes be confused with minor health problems, putting people off seeing a doctor and getting an early diagnosis. If this happens to you when you go to the toilet, see a doctor as it could be a sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: See a GP if your bowel habits are like THIS when you go to the toilet
CANCER symptoms can sometimes be confused with minor health problems, putting people off seeing a doctor and getting an early diagnosis. If this happens to you when you go to the toilet, see a doctor as it could be a sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Three signs when you go to the toilet you MUST see a doctor about
CANCER symptoms are wide ranging and not always obvious, so it ’s important to be aware of the main signs to look for. If this happens when you go to the toilet, see a doctor as it could be a sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening tests exceed target set in Scotland
Simpler test thought to have contributed to figures Related items fromOnMedica New test prompts rise in bowel screening uptake Invest in workforce to roll out bowel cancer screening, urges former health secretary Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival Faecal blood testing best to spot cancer and cost-effective Obesity as cause of cancer set to overtake smoking (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Watching TV could give you BOWEL CANCER: An hour a day is enough to increase young people's risk
Study looked at sedentary behaviours of 90,000 women. Researcher Dr Yin Cao from Washington University School of Medicine said younger people may benefit from screening. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the immune system protects us against bowel cancer
(Charit é - Universit ä tsmedizin Berlin) Researchers from Charit é - Universit ä tsmedizin Berlin have discovered a protective mechanism which is used by the body to protect intestinal stem cells from turning cancerous. The body's innate immune system was found to play a pivotal role in this regard. The researchers were able to demonstrate that, rather than having a purely defensive role, the immune system is crucial in maintaining a healthy body. The study has been published in the renowned scientific journal Nature*. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

George Alagiah health: BBC News host battle with bowel cancer - symptoms you should know
GEORGE ALAGIAH, 63, has returned to present BBC News at Six after taking a year out for bowel cancer treatment. These are the warning signs and symptoms of bowel cancer to watch out for - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer trial aims to reset gut bacteria
It is thought some strains of bacteria may cause cancer or allow it to develop uncheckedBowel cancer patients will be given a groundbreaking form of treatment aimed at altering the makeup of their gut bacteria, in a trial due to launch this year.The phase one trial, backed by a £20m grant from Cancer Research UK, is led by an international team who are investigating whether gut bacteria play a role in triggering cancer and making the disease more resistant to treatment in some patients.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 23, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Cancer research Bowel cancer Health Science Society UK news Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: BBC presenter shares Instagram photos taken just before cancer diagnosis
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. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - the three diet swaps to lower your chances of deadly disease
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. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kit procurement troubles slow down cancer test rollout
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. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment
Researchers investigating a new biomarker for colorectal cancer have also uncovered a novel intervention that might help treat a range of cancer types. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - does your poo look like this? The toilet habits you should watch out for
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? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Fungus found in UK forests could help cure bowel cancer
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. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer patient, 37, dies with her husband by her side
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. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Red meat may increase risk of bowel cancer - how much is safe to eat?
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. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: How much red meat is safe to eat to avoid risking the deadly disease?
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’? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?
Research has linked low vitamin D levels with a range of conditions, including bowel cancer. But, without magnesium, vitamin D may not function properly. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news