Bowel cancer warning - does your poo look like this? What a normal stool looks like reveal
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may not make patients feel necessarily sick. You could reveal whether you ’re at risk of bowel cancer by checking your poo. Does your stool look like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Having this colour poo could indicate you have the disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and won ’t always necessarily make you ill. However, one way to detect the disease is by looking at the colour of your stools. Here’s what to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of over-60s ignore at-home bowel cancer screening tests
Researchers from University College London found that when screening tests were sent out in the post in 2015, 51 per cent of people failed to return them, increasing their risk of dying from the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of over 60s 'ignore bowel cancer screening in England'
People are missing out on a test that could reduce their risk of dying from the disease, a cancer charity says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of over-60s ignore lifesaving bowel cancer screening
(Cancer Research UK) Half (51 percent) of people invited to bowel screening for the first time in 2015 didn't take part, according to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - why you should never ignore this common sign in your tummy
BOWEL  cancer symptoms include a persistent change in toilet habits, finding blood in your stools, or even unexplained weight loss. But, you should also never ignore this stomach sign, as it could be a warning of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel screening to start at 50
These recommendations from the UK National Screening Committee suggest that bowel cancer screening in England should start 10 years earlier. Following a review of the evidence, the committee recommends that screening should be offered from aged 50 to 74 using the faecal immunochemical home test kit (FIT). Screening people at a younger age would enable more bowel cancers to be picked up at an earlier stage, where treatment is likely to be more effective and survival chances improved. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Bowel Cancer Audit: the feasibility of reporting Patient Reported Outcome Measures as part of a national colorectal cancer audit.
This report details the results of a study examining the feasibility of reporting Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) as part of a national audit of colorectal cancer patients in order to assess the quality of life in survivors. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - the 50p ‘striking’ vegetable that could prevent deadly disease
BOWEL cancer risk could be reduced by making some diet or exercise changes. Eating more of this cheap vegetable could prevent the deadly disease, scientists have claimed. Its preventative effects are “striking”, they said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency hospital visits for bowel cancer linked to deprivation
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo look like this? Why you should never ignore thin stool
BOWEL cancer symptoms may not make patients feel ill, as the signs can be very subtle. One of the first ways to screen for the disease is to check your stools. Thin poo may be a warning sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency hospital visits more common among most deprived bowel cancer patients
(Cancer Research UK) Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13 percent higher proportions of emergency hospital admissions before a diagnosis than patients living in the least deprived areas, according to a study funded by Cancer Research UK. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers
Researchers reveal how chemicals in some vegetables can prevent bowel cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Bowel Cancer Audit: the feasibility of reporting Patient Reported Outcome Measures as part of a national colorectal cancer audit
This feasibility study links the NHS England National Cancer Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) to the National Bowel Cancer Audit data to establish the feasibility of the PROMs as part of the national clinical audit. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chemicals in green vegetables show to prevent bowel cancer
Diets high in indole-3-carbinol protect stomach cells from chaotic division Related items fromOnMedica FOB associated with rise in all-cause mortality Colorectal cancer risk link to ‘inflammatory’ foods Taking aspirin with a PPI reduces risk of oesophageal cancer Cetuximab with chemo shrinks more secondaries Overweight teens more likely to have severe liver disease later (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Compound in kale, cabbage and broccoli protects against bowel cancer  
Researchers from  the Francis Crick Institute, London, found that when green vegetables are digested a protein is activated that reduces gut inflammation and prevents bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening in England to start earlier from 50
Bowel cancer screening in England is set to start at an earlier age of 50 to improve early detection, according to Public Health England. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - do you have this painful warning sign? How to spot symptoms
A SIGN of bowel cancer can be a pain in the abdomen that cannot be explained, Bowel Cancer UK have reported. Other symptoms include unexplained weight loss, a change to your toilet habits, or finding blood in your stools. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel screening to start at 50
Ministers agree to national screening committee ’s recommendation for bowel cancer screening in England in future to start earlier at 50. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Delight as health ministers finally bow to pressure to lower the bowel cancer screening age to 50
BBC newsreader George Alagiah, currently receiving treatment for bowel cancer for the second time, previously said it could have been caught sooner if over-50s were screened in England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening age to be lowered to 50 in England
THE age at which bowel cancer screening starts in England is to be lowered from 60 to 50. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening to start earlier at age 50 in England
This will lower the starting age by 10 years in some areas and bring England in line with Scotland. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Four signs to look out for when you go to the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to spot as they can be mistaken for less serious health conditions. Many of the signs are linked to changes in bowel habit, but there are four things in particular you should check for when you go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cognitive behaviour therapy for IBS may help patients cope better with symptoms
And it may cut down on GP visits, suggests qualitative study Related items fromOnMedica Electronic ‘pill’ may revolutionise gut diagnoses Diversity of gut microbiome linked to artery hardening Invest in workforce to roll out bowel cancer screening, urges former health secretary Virtual reality CBT may help curb psychotic paranoia and anxiety (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Why life after cancer can be nearly as hard as the diagnosis itself
Laura Fulcher, from Warwick, was just 29-years-old when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer. Today, she still struggles with the physical and psychological damage it caused. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms - four toilet habits that could reveal your risk
BOWEL cancer symptoms may be difficult to spot, and don ’t necessarily make you feel ill. These are the subtle warning signs to look out for when visiting the toilet to pass stools. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer-stricken mother, 39, hopes to raise £200,000
Kelly Stabb, 39, from Paignton, Devon, has stage four bowel cancer. Doctors initially thought it was curable but it has since spread to other parts of her body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Stomach cramps could be a sign of the cancer
BOWEL cancer symptoms occur when cells start to divide uncontrollably in the large intestine. Signs and symptoms can be observed in the toilet bowl, or through how someone is feeling. Watch out for these warning signs of colon cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - do you poo like this? How often should you be using the toilet?
BOWEL cancer symptoms include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. You could reveal your risk of cancer by thinking about how often you use the toilet. How many toilet trips counts as a ‘normal’ amount? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: Low-calorie soft drinks could reduce recurrence
A new study suggests that higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks is tied to less chance of recurrence and death in stage 3 bowel cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Seeing this in your toilet could indicate the condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms and signs may be subtle, making them hard to spot. It is important to check for the cancer, however, as it is one of the most common in the UK. Seeing this in the toilet bowel could be a sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: This distressing sign in your toilet could indicate the condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms and signs may be subtle, making them hard to spot. It is important to check for the cancer, however, as it is one of the most common in the UK. Seeing this in the toilet bowel could be a sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your bowel cancer prevention plan
Bowel cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Scientists have established it has strong causal links to poor diet, lack of activity, obesity, smoking and alcohol – and these are all things you can control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Invisible’ stool blood linked to heighter risk of all-cause mortality
Unseen stool blood is linked to a heightened risk of death from all causes, as well as from bowel cancer, according to Scottish researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

FOB associated with rise in all-cause mortality
Ensure prompt follow-up colonoscopy after abnormal FOBT result, urges expert Related items fromOnMedica Colorectal cancer risk link to ‘inflammatory’ foods Invest in workforce to roll out bowel cancer screening, urges former health secretary Many trusts not offering genetic bowel cancer test Diversity of gut microbiome linked to artery hardening Electronic ‘pill’ may revolutionise gut diagnoses (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening could shed light on other conditions
Researchers find bowel cancer screening can indicate whether people are at risk of other problems. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening may offer insight into other conditions - study suggests
THE test for bowel cancer may also provide some insight into whether patients are at risk of other health problems, a study suggests. Detecting "hidden" blood in stool is a commonly used method for bowel cancer screening. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Targeting one hormone may help treat bowel cancer
A new study reveals that p38 protein in myeloid cells promotes gut inflammation and tumor formation with help from a hormone triggered by p38 in the cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Uncovering the evolutionary history of IBD-associated colorectal cancer
(Queen Mary University of London) A team of researchers from Queen Mary University of London have reported the genetic events involved in the early development of bowel cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo look like this? Black stool should never be ignored
BOWEL cancer symptoms include a change in bowel habit, stomach pain and unexplained weight loss. But your poo could also reveal your risk of bowel cancer signs. This is why you should never ignore black-coloured stools. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Look out for this warning sign when you go to the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to spot as they can be mistaken for less serious health conditions, but many of the signs to watch out for are linked to your toilet habits. Looking for particular change in your stools could indicate the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: See your GP straight away if you notice this change in your stools
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to spot as they can be mistaken for less serious health conditions, but many of the signs too watch out for are linked to your toilet habits. Looking for particular change in your stools could indicate the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Five signs of the cancer you should know revealed
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be triggered by a tumour growing in the abdomen. This may block the bowel, causing problems with going to the toilet. However, there are other less obvious symptoms to watch out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - does your poo look like this? Best consistency of stool revealed
BOWEL cancer symptoms could be revealed by looking at your poo. What does a healthy stool look like? Bowel cancer signs could be seen by the consistency of your stool. Do you have healthy toilet habits? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Low vitamin D levels may raise bowel cancer risk
Pooling data from three continents and multiple studies, researchers find a link between lower vitamin D levels and increased risk of colorectal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Fewer side-effects and similar benefits from shorter chemotherapy after bowel cancer surgery
This expert commentary is provided for an RCT which found a similar three year progression free survival for 3 months and 6 months of chemotherapy. Most guidelines recommend six months treatment, this study gives the potential to improve acceptability and uptake of treatment (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Going to the toilet more often could be a sign of the condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms include extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and unexplained weight loss. You should watch out for these three key warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three signs to check whether you have this cancer
BOWEL cancer symptoms include extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and unexplained weight loss. You should watch out for these three key warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three signs you should check to find out if you have this cancer
BOWEL cancer symptoms include extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and unexplained weight loss. You should watch out for these three key warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news