First Dates' Merlin Griffiths is being 'completely honest' about his bowel cancer battle
Merlin Griffiths is raising awareness about bowel cancer following his own diagnosis with the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating 'ultra processed' foods raises risk of bowel cancer by 29% among men - study
Eating "ultra-processed" foods could increase the risk of developing bowel cancer among men, new research has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Normal’ bowel habits – doctor’s guide to stool appearance and if something is abnormal
Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, and the symptoms often begin when you go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Certain colour potatoes may ‘help to cause cancer cells to self-destruct’ – study
Bowel cancer is one of the four most common cancers in the UK, a study from the United States suggested that a type of potato could help reduce someone's risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK painkiller found to reduce risk of bowel cancer by 50% - 'major preventative effect'
The everyday painkiller was found to reduce the risk of inherited bowel cancer for at least ten years after stopping treatment. The finding is exciting but always speak to your doctor first before taking any form of medication. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Secretion of an unusual substance out of the anus is a sign - 'Not normal'
Finding "discharge" in your stools or in your pants may be a sign that bowel cancer is causing damage to your body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer breakthrough: New treatment brings ‘significant improvement’ for survival
BOWEL cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death nationwide. Could a new treatment for the disease turn this sorry statistic around? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Eating certain foods found to be 'strong risk factor' for the disease in men
AT THE END of a long day, it can be very tempting to eschew the ritual of a cooked meal, throw a ready-made dish in the microwave, and eat that instead. While this act is quick and easy, research suggests it could have a highly detrimental impact in the long run, particularly for men and their risk of cancer (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biscuits, sweets, and sausages 'increase men's risk of bowel cancer', new study suggests
Ultra-processed foods - including instant soup and noodles and sweet or savoury packaged snacks - have been linked to higher rates of the disease, researchers said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Three warning sensations that can signal a spreading tumour - 'See a GP'
WHILE bowel cancer symptoms mainly target your tummy, signs pointing to a spreading tumour could also appear elsewhere. Fortunately, there are three warning sensations that could help identify this spread. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS nurse shares one simple 'phrase to remember to look out for signs of bowel cancer’
BOWEL cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer in the UK, however, if caught early it can be treated and sometimes even cured. On her viral TikTok account, an NHS shared "one phrase to remember" which could help to identify symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: Two telltale signs in the eyes that may signal bowel cancer - ‘Leading symptoms'
CANCER has a good survival rate when diagnosed in the localised stages, but symptoms rarely appear at the outset of the disease. Sometimes, visual disturbances may occur as a result of the body's immune response to the disease, which could lead to diagnosis if detected early. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New cancer treatment offers hope to patients out of options
Exclusive: UK trial finds finds combination of drugs can work where tumours have become resistant to immunotherapyA new cancer treatment can stop the disease advancing in patients who are resistant to immunotherapy, doctors have discovered.Immunotherapy uses the immune system to target and kill cancer cells, and can save lives when other treatment options, such as surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy, have failed. However, it cannot help all patients, and some tumours can evolve to resist it.Now oncologists in the UK have found a two-pronged treatment – immunotherapy combined with guadecitabine, a novel experimental dru...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Cancer research Medical research Science Health Society UK news Source Type: news

NHS expands home testing kits for bowel cancer
As part of an expansion of the programme, people aged 58 will now be eligible for the Faecal Immunochemical Tests for bowel cancer. This is the latest stage in the phased rollout for people aged 50 and over. Those newly eligible will receive an invitation letter. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: NHS to send out home testing kits for one of the UK’s deadliest cancers – symptoms
CANCER is a pernicious disease which affects thousands of people every year. Of the multitude of cancers in the UK, the four most common are breast, lung, prostate, and bowel cancer. It is this fourth cancer that the NHS is targeting with its new campaign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news