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Bowel cancer: Eating a diet rich in THESE could increase your risk by a third
A DIET rich in processed and red meat, refined grains and sugary drinks increases the risk of bowel cancer by a third, warns new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum 'lucky' to lose baby weight in a week had bowel cancer
Caroline Dick, from  West Lothian, Scotland (pictured with her son Maxx), shed two stone in a week after giving birth. She had no idea her pregnancy was masking the disease, which is now incurable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: The one sign of the condition that you should never ignore
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. You should see a doctor if you have this one tell-tale symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Broccoli yogurt could treat and prevent bowel cancer
Researchers in Singapore found that yogurt made with the 'superfood' killed 75 percent of tumors in mice, and more than 95 bowel cancer cells grown in a laboratory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Broccoli-based yoghurt 'could prevent and even cure the disease'
A BROCCOLI-based yoghurt could prevent - and even cure - bowel cancer, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black poo? THREE reasons for strange bowel symptom - and if you should see doctor
BLACK POO is unusual and often down to diet changes, but it could also be a sign of bowel cancer and internal bleeding. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Finding the Key to the Cures: a plan to end bowel cancer by 2050
This report examines ways and methods of increasing earlier detection methods which could transform survival rates and ultimately benefit thousands of people in the future. Bowel cancer is the UK's second biggest cancer killer with 16,000 people dying from the disease, and the fourth most common cancer with over 41,200 people diagnosed each year. The key to reducing the numbers of people dying from this condition is early diagnosis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer charities merger 'will help increase specialist nurses'
Two bowel cancer charities are to merge next year in move that is expected to increase the number of nurses working in the specialty and improve patient survival rates. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 20, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

National bowel screening continues to improve
Although audit shows that diagnoses via screening vary across the country 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 Screening for colorectal cancer should start at 45 years Early stage bowel cancer more likely to be picked up by screening (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 15, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cancer father needs to raise funds for proton beam therapy
EXCLUSIVE: Matthew Dons, originally from Norwich, was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year. He struggled to explain his prognosis to daughter Jessica, 4 and son Edward, 8 (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise changes gut bacteria and may prevent bowel cancer
Researchers from the University of Illinois found previously inactive people who exercise for at least 30 minutes a day three times a week experience increased levels of gut bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Screening Programmes in England 2016 - 2017
This annual report details the progress and activities of the NHS population screening programmes in England. Following this report, Public Health England is calling on all men and women, aged over 60, to get screened for bowel cancer. The figures show over 40% are not getting tested, with embarrassment over providing a stool sample one of the reasons, among men in particular, that is putting thousands unnecessarily at risk of dying. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men and women asked not to miss out on bowel screening
Embarrassment about providing a stool sample is putting thousands at risk of dying from bowel cancer, according to Public Health England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Eligible patients continue to shun bowel cancer test
Public Health England urges over 60s to save their blushes and get tested Related items fromOnMedica Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer New study could halve colonoscopy referral rates Mobile scan cancer tests to be rolled out across England Women exceed men in emergency bowel cancer diagnoses Long delay after FIT linked to higher risk of cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mobile scan cancer tests to be rolled out across England
Plans unveiled for more sensitive bowel cancer test Related items fromOnMedica Lung cancer blood test Lung experts call for ‘national plan for lung cancer’ Long delay after FIT linked to higher risk of cancer Screening for colorectal cancer should start at 45 years Developing and using a tool to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 21, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS England action to save lives by catching more cancers early
NHS England has announced a scheme that catches lung cancer early by scanning patients, along with new details of a more sensitive bowel cancer test that could save thousands of lives. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 21, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer could soon be diagnosed by blood test
About 41,000 Britons are diagnosed with bowel cancer – a type of colorectal cancer – each year, making it the UK’s second-biggest cancer killer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer survivor: 'Getting a second opinion saved my life'
PAUL Finch tells Elizabeth Archer how he beat advanced bowel cancer without having life-changing surgery. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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