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GP missed woman's bowel cancer as she was 'too young'
Cara Hoofe, from west London, is speaking out to raise awareness that bowel cancer can affect younger people. She has Lynch syndrome, an inherited condition raising risks of certain  cancers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-fiber diet can beat bowel cancer
Fiber boosts survival rates of those diagnosed – even if diet was poor before, found a Harvard Medical School study. The risk of colon cancer falls 33% for every 5g of whole grain cereal fiber added to diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shocking medical incompetence: Doctors are misdiagnosing bowel cancer as gynecological; pushing chemo for severe skin conditions
(Natural News) Doctors and other primary care providers in Britain are increasingly diagnosing bowel cancer late in women after overlooking their symptoms and possibly confusing them with gynecological conditions or irritable bowel syndrome, the latter of which is mostly just generalized abdominal pain. As reported by the UK’s Daily Mail, researchers are warning that an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists 'cure' bowel cancer with immunotherapy
Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York have developed a new type of radioimmunotherapy. which teaches the body to destroy tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood thinning drugs lower the risk of cancers by 30%
Norwegian researchers have found warfarin was linked with lower risk of any cancer and of three of the most common cancers, prostate, lung, and breast but not bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs missing bowel cancer in women
Women are much more likely to have their cancer picked up in A&E despite having made frequent trips to their doctor beforehand researchers from University College London have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women exceed men in emergency bowel cancer diagnoses
Condition harder to detect in women, say experts Related items fromOnMedica Screening for colorectal cancer should start at 45 years Screening drop-out rate higher after abnormal FOB test Long delay after FIT linked to higher risk of cancer Fifth of emergency bowel cancer cases had red flag symptoms (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 3, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mini cancer tumours grown in first-of-kind pioneering research
(University of Birmingham) University of Birmingham begins five-year research program aimed at finding new treatments for bowel cancer. The first of its kind in the UK, it will see scientists taking samples of 200 patients' bowel cancer in order to then grow avatars -- or mini tumors -- in the laboratory. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mini cancer tumors grown in first-of-kind pioneering research
(University of Birmingham) University of Birmingham begins five-year research program aimed at finding new treatments for bowel cancer. The first of its kind in the UK, it will see scientists taking samples of 200 patients' bowel cancer in order to then grow avatars -- or mini tumors -- in the laboratory. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Air pollution linked to kidney, bladder and bowel cancer
Pollution has been linked to lung cancer but little was known about other types. Now a Barcelona Institute of Global Health study shows it raises the risk of dying from kidney or bladder cancer by 15%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin 'cuts risk of cancer by up to half'
A trial involving more than half a million people found long-term aspirin users cut their risk of liver and oesophageal cancer by almost half, while their odds of getting bowel cancer fell by a quarter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer tests 'should begin ten years earlier'
The NHS offers bowel screening to those aged 55 in Britain, but the latest study concludes that people over 45 should be tested. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Screening for colorectal cancer should start at 45 years
Study shows wide screening variations in Europe Related items fromOnMedica Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer Bowel cancer rates vary 10-fold worldwide Fifth of emergency bowel cancer cases had red flag symptoms Early stage bowel cancer more likely to be picked up by screening Long delay after FIT linked to higher risk of cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 30, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Researchers identify a test to target cancer drug
(University of Leeds) Doctors are developing a more personalised approach to the treatment of bowel cancer, thanks to research which has found a way of screening tumours for their susceptibility to drug therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 26, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer signs: Six symptoms of the DEADLY condition diagnosed every 15 minutes
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, but it ’s symptoms can be confused with other less serious conditions. Here are the six signs you should know. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3D tech used in bowel cancer surgery
The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer BREAKTHROUGH: New treatment is first non-toxic therapy
BOWEL cancer could be treated with a new drug that ’s less toxic than any current therapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New bowel cancer drug target discovered
(The Francis Crick Institute) Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have discovered a new drug target for bowel cancer that is specific to tumour cells and therefore less toxic than conventional therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Who is most at risk of bowel cancer?
Regularly enjoy tucking into a steak? Need to lose a few pounds? Or do you have type 2 diabetes? If you answered yes to one of those questions then you could be at increased risk of bowel cancer (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two weeks to bowel cancer?
There’s no doubt antibiotics have saved a lot of lives. But because they’ve been overprescribed for so many years we’ve ended up with a slew of health problems. For one thing, overuse of antibiotics wreaks havoc on your microbiome… That’s your body’s ecosystem. Your microbiome has 100 trillion or so bacteria, viruses and fungi. It affects just about every organ and body system. Some of these gut bugs cause disease and infection. But other good bacteria are called “probiotics.” They boost your immune system. They help you digest your food and turn it into vitamins. But in...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Randall Hall Tags: Cancer Health Men's Health Source Type: news

New study could halve colonoscopy referral rates
Researchers hope to improve accuracy of bowel cancer home-test kits Related items fromOnMedica Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer New test prompts rise in bowel screening uptake Nearly a third of hospitals failing bowel cancer patients Long delay after FIT linked to higher risk of cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 2, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How to cut your risk of bowel cancer
It ’s frighteningly common and the second leading cause of cancer death, primarily because it causes few symptoms until the disease becomes advanced, writes Dr Ellie Cannon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home-testing bowel cancer kits could halve invasive examinations by 2020
A major NHS England funded study is expected almost to halve the number of invasive procedures by 2020 by improving the accuracy of home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer from invisible amounts of blood. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 1, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women with disabilities may be missing out on cancer screening
(Cancer Research UK) Women with disabilities are a third less likely to participate in breast cancer screening and a quarter less likely to take part in bowel cancer screening compared to women reporting no disabilities, according to a new paper published in the British Journal of Cancer by researchers from the University of Oxford. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Rainbow diets can help fight against cancer and diabetes
A RAINBOW diet of purple potatoes, broccoli and red grapes can help prevent diabetes, heart disease and even bowel cancer, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer risk SLASHED by eating POTATOES - rainbow vegetables could be diet cure
BOWEL CANCER risk could be slashed by eating a rainbow diet of purple potatoes, broccoli and red grapes researchers have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer test could determine YOUR risk: Man said disease only presented THIS symptom
BOWEL cancer could be detected sooner in patients thanks to a new test which could indicate risk of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood IBD linked to raised long-term risk of cancer
Excess risk of gastrointestinal cancer persists into adulthood, but absolute risk is small Related items fromOnMedica Sticky gel breakthrough in colitis treatment Gene variant linked to development of inflammatory disease Big fall in bowel cancer deaths Stem cells repair bowel disease Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 21, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women who carry excess abdominal fat have a 50% chance of developing lung and bowel cancer
(Natural News) A new study found that women who carry excess abdominal fat have more chances of having lung and bowel cancer, according to the Daily Mail report. Experts said that excess tummy fat triggers an increase in insulin which is known to disrupt hormone production, and excess body fat increases chronic inflammation. Both are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer diet: Avoid THESE four common foods to ward off deadly symptoms
BOWEL cancer kills more than 44 people a day, with diet a major contributing factor. These are the foods to eat and avoid to ward off symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - the food you should AVOID to reduce colorectal cancer
BOWEL cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is one of the most common forms of cancer in the UK. While not every case can be prevented, people can make changes to their diet to reduce risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - the food you should AVOID to reduce risk of colorectal cancer
BOWEL cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is one of the most common forms of cancer in the UK. While not every case can be prevented, people can make changes to their diet to reduce risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Quarter of people are mistaking deadly symptoms for THIS
BOWEL cancer symptoms include bloating and weight loss, but thousands are mistaking them for signs of an issue with their diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer risk: Eating wholegrains could have major impact on risk
BOWEL cancer risk could be reduced by eating wholegrains - including brown rice - a new report by experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating wholegrains could reduce bowel cancer risk
WHOLEGRAINS could reduce bowel cancer risk, a new report by experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Taking THIS common drug could protect against disease - but there's a catch
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK - but taking an aspirin every day can help stave off the disease. However, there is a catch. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is a stoma? Woman fitted with colostomy bag after bowel cancer surgery explains
A STOMA is where a section of the bowel is brought out through an opening in the stomach area - and bowel movements are collected in a pouch attached the the skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study reveals role of proteins in treating bowel cancer
A new bowel cancer study conducted by the UK ’s Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has revealed the impact of mutations on protein networks. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - August 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bowel cancer breakthrough: THIS finding offers new promise for treatment
BOWEL cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK - and there are more than 41,300 new cases of the disease each year. Scientists have said a new breakthrough could bring fresh hopes for effective treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer study reveals impact of mutations on protein networks
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) For the first time, scientists have completed a detailed study of many of the proteins in bowel cancer cells. Scientists from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute investigated the role proteins play in predicting how common mutations affect proteins in the cancer cells and also whether such proteins are important in predicting the cancer's response to treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer deaths drop by a third in 20 years
According to new figures, bowel cancer was responsible for 38 deaths/100,000 people in 1995, falling to 26 deaths/100,000 people by 2015, which equates to decrease from 17,600 in 1995 to 15,800 in 2015. Experts believe better treatment lies behind the dramatic drop in deaths. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer test: 'No health minister' means NI people must wait
A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer deaths rates drop - knowing THESE symptoms could be why
BOWEL cancer is the second high cause of cancer deaths in the UK - accounting for more than ten per cent of all deaths from the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Big fall in bowel cancer deaths
Bowel cancer deaths fall by a third in 20 years Related items fromOnMedica Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer Long delay after FIT linked to higher risk of cancer Fifth of emergency bowel cancer cases had red flag symptoms Colorectal cancer patients survive longer if overweight Early stage bowel cancer more likely to be picked up by screening (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 15, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer deaths in UK drop by 30% in 20 years
Deaths from the disease have fallen from 17,600 in 1995 to 15,800 in 2015. Better treatment and screening methods and improved public awareness have played a role say Cancer Research UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer diet: The foods which can help reduce YOUR risk revealed
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK and usually affects people over the age of sixty. Diet is one of the ways people can prevent the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer breakthrough: New test could increase chance of survival
BOWEL cancer patients could benefit from a new test which could increase their risk of survival, experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer news: THIS can double the risk of disease AND it's preventable
BOWEL cancer risk has previously been linked to being overweight and obese. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - THIS preventable factor could double your risk of disease
BOWEL cancer risk has previously been linked to being overweight and obese. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: THIS factor may fuel disease - it could be as dangerous as DIET
BOWEL cancer - also known as colon or rectal cancer - is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news