Mutations in overlooked DNA could have profound impact on survival for bowel cancer patients
(Cancer Research UK) Mutations in the DNA of the cell's energy 'factories' increases the chances of survival for people with bowel cancer, according to a study published today (Thursday) in Nature Metabolism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 8, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Roche launches Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay to aid diagnosis of various cancer types
Basel, 07 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the launch of the Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay for the in vitro quantitative determination of anti-p53 antibodies. This test is used to aid physicians to diagnose throat cancer, bowel cancer and breast cancer in patients, in conjunction with other diagnostic tests. The assay is now available for all markets accepting the CE Mark.“The addition of our Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay will help clinicians to quickly and reliably diagnose several prevalent cancers and might assist in leading to a better prognosis for many patients.”, said Thomas ...
Source: Roche Media News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche launches Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay to aid diagnosis of various cancer types
Basel, 07 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the launch of the Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay for the in vitro quantitative determination of anti-p53 antibodies. This test is used to aid physicians to diagnose throat cancer, bowel cancer and breast cancer in patients, in conjunction with other diagnostic tests. The assay is now available for all markets accepting the CE Mark.“The addition of our Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay will help clinicians to quickly and reliably diagnose several prevalent cancers and might assist in leading to a better prognosis for many patients.”, said Thomas ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: 'Increased looseness' is a highly predictive indicator - study
Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Despite its prevalence, the symptoms can be vague and attributed to less serious conditions. Research has sought to identify the symptoms that are highly "predictive" of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Is it gas or a sign of bowel cancer? It depends on the other symptoms
STOMACH bloating can feel tight and uncomfortable, but it might be a warning sign of advanced bowel cancer. How can you be sure it's only a little bit of gas, or if the swelling is due to fluid build-up? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Looser stools which are closer together and tinged with blood could be signs
BOWEL cancer will often appear in one's stools signalling something is not right. What are the signs and how to know your stools are healthy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Narrow poo is a visual warning sign - what to look for
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. A change in bowel habits is the hallmark feature of the deadly disease. One visual clue is narrow poo. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Study pinpoints most common ‘alarm’ symptom - what to look for
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. A large study suggests abdominal pain is the "most common specific alarm symptom". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tiny camera inside pill swallowed by patients could speed up detection of bowel cancer
A MINISCULE video camera which is swallowed by patients could speed up the diagnosis of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening capsules the latest in at-home care trend
Innovation in NHS self-care will see patients in England swallow tiny cameras instead of having standard endoscopyPeople will be able to check if they have bowel cancer by swallowing a tiny capsule containing miniature cameras, in an extension of patient self-care.In what experts described as a trend towards more NHS at-home care, hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of people in England will be able to avoid the discomfort of having a camera inserted into their bowel by instead swallowing a capsule the size of a cod liver oil tablet.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Bowel cancer Society Health NHS Medical research Science Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The changes to the appearance of your poo that could be a sign
BOWEL CANCER symptoms can be difficult to spot during its early stages, but there can be small changes to the appearance of your poo that you should be looking out for. These are the signs of bowel cancer in your stools. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: ‘Loose' movements is a warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Many of the symptoms associated with bowel cancer surface when going to the toilet. Loose motions is one of a number of telltale signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Targeted immunotherapy could boost radiotherapy response
(Institute of Cancer Research) Profiling the 'immune landscape' of patient's tumours reveals who will most benefit from radiotherapy with potential immunotherapy in bowel cancer. Effectiveness of radiotherapy depends on the level of inflammation in tumors, before and after treatment. Tumors which are chronically Inflamed before treatment could be made more susceptible using targeted immunotherapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: A slimy texture to poo can warn you of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer sprouts when the lining of the digestive organ is instructed by faulty DNA mutations to rapidly divide and grow. Considering this all takes place inside of the body, what are the external warning signs of disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: 'Dark maroon' colour and other visual clues in your poo
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. There are a number of visual clues in your poo that can signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Three changes in your stools you need to look out for warning of the disease
BOWEL cancer: Seeing any of these three warning signs in the toilet bowl could indicate your risk of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The camera in the loo that spots bowel cancer
Resembling a toilet freshener, the device uses cutting-edge imaging techniques to scan stools in the bowl for traces of blood - a sign of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Pallor could indicate the disease - what is it?
BOWEL cancer is one of the "biggest cancer killers" out there, said the charity Bowel Cancer UK, but it doesn't need to be this way. The disease is easily treatable if caught at an early stage, so you must be aware of the signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Tenesmus - a sensation when using the toilet - is a warning sign
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice small changes to your daily toilet routine, in particular a certain sensation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Stomach pain could be indicative of the disease
BOWEL cancer begins in either the colon or rectum, both of which are part of the large bowel. As abnormal cells divide and grow in an uncontrollable manner, signs of the disease start to manifest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Pain in the abdomen could be indicative of the disease
BOWEL cancer begins in either the colon or rectum, both of which are part of the large bowel. As abnormal cells divide and grow in an uncontrollable manner, signs of the disease start to manifest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: When is bloating a sign of bowel cancer? What you need to know
BLOATING in the stomach is usually attributed to eating too many gassy foods but it can be a sign of advanced bowel. There are a number of telltale signs that can signal your stomach bloating is a sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I thought I was too young for bowel cancer says DR PHILIPPA KAYE
DR PHILIPPA KAYE: There's a type of patient every GP dreads. They explain their symptoms: persistent pain, a lump, or bleeding from somewhere unexpected. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: A certain type of bacteria in the gut increases risk by up to 15 percent
BOWEL cancer is a general term for cancerous cells that multiply uncontrollably in the large bowel . Having a type of bacteria in your gut could increase your risk by two to 15 percent, scientists have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening: having a CT colonography (CTC) scan, PHE (Updated 25th January 2021)
Information on the computed tomography colonography (CTC) scan for people who need further investigations following their NHS bowel cancer screening. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Feeling you need to empty your bowels with little or no stool is a sign
BOWEL cancer: Around 42,300 people are diagnosed with the disease in the UK each year, reported Cancer Research UK. Tenesmus is a sign of the disease. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The shape and size of your poo is a sign - 'ribbon-like'
BOWEL cancer symptoms mainly revolve around changes to your bowel habits. Narrow, ribbon-like poo is an early warning sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Bloody stools - are they caused by haemorrhoids or the disease?
BOWEL cancer commonly affects people over the age of 60. One of the main symptoms of the deadly disease is blood in the stools, however this could also happen if you have haemorrhoids, so how can you tell the difference between the two conditions? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Colour spots in your poo may signal the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are often subtle at first and surface when you go to the toilet. Bright red spots in your poo is a warning sign of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Have you noticed an odd colour in your poo? Dark black poo is a warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, with around 42,300 new cases every year. Dark black poo could be early warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a two-part bowel cancer treatment could save patients from invasive surgery
Actress Lynda Bellingham, pictured, who died of bowel cancer in 2014 aged 66, spoke of her regret of not getting tested for the disease earlier because of the radical nature of the conventional treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Changes in the shape of your poo is a warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Changes in the shape of your poo could signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: How do you feel immediately after having a poo? It could be a sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK and one of the most serious because symptoms can go undetected initially. How you feel after a poo may signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: How do you feel after you poo? It could be a warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK and one of the most serious because symptoms can go undetected initially. How you feel after a poo may signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Shortness of breath could be a sign bowel cancer has spread
BOWEL cancer symptoms tend to be subtle because they don't necessarily make a person feel unwell. But like all cancers, there's currently no cure, so spotting signs when they appear is very important. Shortness of breath can occur if the cancer has spread from the bowel. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: ‘Alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhoea’ could be a sign
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and easily-missed, but as there's currently no cure it's important to be familiar with what to look out for. One of the most common signs is a change of bowel habits - "alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhoea". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Check your toilet paper after wiping - key symptom
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK yet an alarmingly high percentage of Brits say they are too embarrassed to get common symptoms checked, a new study has found. One major warning sign of bowel cancer can be spotted on your toilet paper - what to look for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Spotting narrower stools than normal could indicate the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer has been on the rise over the past few years. Your stools hold many clues to your overall health and if spotting narrow stools, it could indicate a symptom of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer risk from obesity differs for men and women
A new study, led by researchers at the University of Bristol and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), has revealed that where fat is on our body may lead to different health outcomes for men and women. The research, co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK, found that having more body fat around your waist is more dangerous for women than it is for men when it comes to risk of developing colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Cancer risk from obesity differs for men and women
(University of Bristol) A new study, co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK, reveals that where fat is on our body may lead to different health outcomes for men and women. The research revealed that having more body fat around your waist is more dangerous for women than it is for men when it comes to risk of developing colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dr Zoe health latest: Full Monty On Ice Star provides the latest on her bowel cancer scare
DR ZOE WILLIAMS, 40, is taking part in ITV's Real Full Monty On Ice tonight to raise awareness for cancer. The star provided an update on her bowel cancer scare earlier in the year on ITV's This Morning today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Abnormal bowel habits could signal the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and do not necessarily make you feel ill so it can be hard to attach the dots. A change in your normal bowel habit can spell bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Experiencing trapped wind or having a fullness in the tummy are danger signs
BOWEL cancer: The stomach and digestion are a complicated system. Feeling extra gassy, bloated and having abdominal pain are experiences many are all too familiar with. However, having a persistent feeling of trapped wind or a fullness in the tummy no matter how much or how little you have eaten are symptoms of bowel cancer and should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Five common signs of the deadly disease that may develop first
BOWEL cancer symptoms aren't usually apparent in the early stages of the disease, which is why spotting the first signs is incredibly important - early diagnosis means more successful treatment. Here are five common symptoms that may develop first. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Polyps can develop into the deadly disease - what are they?
BOWEL cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK; the deadly disease predominately affects people over the age of 50. However, early detection can lead to successful treatment and cure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Is your poo showing signs of the deadly disease?
BOWEL cancer affects more than 40,000 people each year in the UK, reports healthcare provider Bupa. Developing in part of the digestive system, the disease can lead to tell-tale signs in the bathroom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Tenesmus is a major warning sign of the deadly disease – what is it?
BOWEL cancer diagnosis has been on the rise over the past few years. Most warning signs and symptoms relate to a person's toilet habits or rectal pain. Tenesmus is a sign to look out for. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four-week cancer treatment delay raises death risk by 10% – study
Concern for NHS cancer patients after record numbers miss treatment due to pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDelaying cancer treatment by just four weeks increases the risk of death by up to 10%, according to new research that shows the devastating impact of missed NHS treatment targets due to Covid.Earlier this year, Dr Ajay Aggarwal at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine estimated that diagnostic delays caused by lockdown measures and changes to patient behaviour as a result of Covid-19 would result in3,500 avoidable deaths from breast, lung, oesophageal or bowel can...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Science correspondent Tags: Cancer Health Society NHS Bowel cancer Breast cancer Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science UK news Source Type: news

The hidden signs of cancer in your toilet habits - could you be at risk?
CANCER symptoms may be difficult to spot, but usually include any change to your body or lump that you can't explain. These are the hidden signs of a tumour in your toilet habits, including diarrhoea and changes to your stool size. Should you speak to a doctor about bowel cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Easy home cancer test means patients can avoid hospital for colonoscopies
(The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust) Findings from the largest international research study found that using FIT is almost 100% accurate at ruling out bowel cancer in patients with suspicious symptoms.During COVID, cancer diagnostics services were suspended and continue to be disrupted. Clinicians in London, along with NHS England, London region, agreed to rapidly implement the use of the same easy home test used in the bowel cancer screening programme, the FIT (faecal immunochemical test), to rule out cancer in people with suspected symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news