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Bowel cancer: Adding this to your diet could prevent the dangerous condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms include bleeding from your behind, unexplained weight loss and extreme tiredness. Its cause is unknown, but diet, smoking, and alcohol consumption may all be factors. The condition may be easily avoided by taking simple preventative measures such as eating more fibre. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three changes to make your diet to prevent the disease developing
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to detect - some of the signs are similar to those of less serious health conditions. But you can reduce your risk of the disease developing in the first pace by taking some simple steps to improve your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three changes to make to your diet to prevent disease developing
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to detect - some of the signs are similar to those of less serious health conditions. But you can reduce your risk of the disease developing in the first pace by taking some simple steps to improve your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibre deficiency: Dr Ranj recommends five foods to eat to lower risk of bowel cancer
FIBRE is an important part of a person ’s diet and a deficiency could result in gastrointestinal upset. Not eating enough fibre can increase the risk of certain conditions like bowel cancer, but TV Ranj Singh recommends five foods you can eat to avoid a deficiency happening in the first place. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Four signs you should check 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 - there are four things in particular you should check for when you go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new, streamlined approach to diagnosing and treating bowel cancer
(University of Adelaide) Researchers at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide have discovered a faster, more cost-effective way to determine which DNA mutations cause human bowel cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: This feeling after going to the toilet could indicate the disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always obvious as they are quite often similar to those of less serious health conditions. A persistent change in bowel habit is a common sign, but you should also be wary of what happens even after opening your bowels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trialling tailored treatments for colorectal cancer
An EU-funded project completing pan-European clinical trials on a molecular approach to bowel cancer diagnosis and treatment marks a further step towards personalised and better medical care for patients - potentially saving lives. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - April 13, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Iron tablets taken by women during pregnancy may cause bowel cancer
Researchers from the  Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, found low doses of the chemicals ferric citrate and ferric EDTA increase levels of a protein associated with the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: What does your stool say about you?
BOWEL cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK. But nearly all cases could be treated successfully if caught early. Here ’s what to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals every bowel tumor and bowel cancer cell have unique genetic fingerprints
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) New research on bowel cancer has shown that every tumor is different, and that every cell within the tumor is genetically unique. In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK and Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) in The Netherlands, used the latest single cell and organoid technologies to understand the mutational processes of the disease. Reported in Nature, the study could help researchers target cancer-specific processes for prevention or treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: ‘Bowel babe’ describes her 'classic' signs of tumour on Lorraine
BOWEL cancer symptoms include finding blood in your stool and having a persistent change in bowel habits, according to the NHS. The ‘Bowel Babe’ described her classic signs of the tumour on ITV’s Lorraine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: ‘Bowel cancer babe's’ ‘classic’ signs of tumour
BOWEL cancer symptoms include finding blood in your stool and having a persistent change in bowel habits, according to the NHS. The ‘Bowel Cancer Babe’ described her classic signs of the tumour on ITV’s Lorraine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Quiz reveals whether you are at risk of deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include stomach pain, bloating, finding blood in your stool, or having a change in toilet habits. You could find out whether you ’re at risk of a deadly tumour by taking this NHS quiz. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Cut back on this food in your diet to lower risk of disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always obvious and can be mistaken for those of less serious conditions. Blood in your poo, abdominal pain, and a persistent change in bowel habit are the main signs to look out for. The exact cause of the disease is unknown, but several factors may make you more likely to develop it - including eating red and processed meat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Look out for this sign when you go to the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle but, as one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, it is important to recognise all the signs. A persistent change in bowel habit and abdominal pain are two indicators, and another distinguishable sign is blood in your stools. But what exactly should you look for in your bowel movements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK bowel cancer survival rates LOWEST in Europe figures reveal
BRITAIN has one of the lowest bowel cancer survival rates in Europe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: This colour blood in your bowel movements could indicate disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always obvious but, as one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, it is important to recognise the signs. Bleeding from your bottom or blood in your poo can indicate the disease, but the colour of the blood could be a sign of a completely different health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: This colour blood in your poo could indicate disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always obvious but, as one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, it is important to recognise the signs. Bleeding from your bottom or blood in your poo can indicate the disease, but the colour of the blood could be a sign of a completely different health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Invest in workforce to roll out bowel cancer screening, urges former health secretary
Andrew Lansley reveals he has stage 3 disease for which he is currently being treated Related items fromOnMedica Obesity set to rival smoking as UK ’s leading cause of cancer, warns charity Many trusts not offering genetic bowel cancer test GPs see potential in texts to low-risk cancer symptom patients One-stop shops 'will speed cancer diagnosis' Cancer Alliances (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

'I'm so lucky my cancer was spotted after budget cuts hit screening' says LORD LANSLEY
LAST Monday, I sat in a chair in a medical day unit while chemotherapy medication went into my vein. A drug called oxaliplatin which, with daily tablets of capecitabine to follow, are my ongoing treatment for bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tory health secretary Andrew Lansley reveals he has bowel cancer
Former Tory UK health secretary Andrew Lansley has revealed he has bowel cancer, and last night criticised the Treasury for opposing a scheme to catch the disease early. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three changes in your toilet habits that can indicate the disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always obvious, as they do not necessarily make you feel ill. But the disease is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK and it is important to know all the signs. A persistent change in bowel habit is one of the signs and there are three changes to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Andrew Lansley reveals he has bowel cancer and blames Treasury for opposing scheme to catch disease
Former Tory UK health secretary Andrew Lansley has revealed he has bowel cancer, and last night criticised the Treasury for opposing a scheme to catch the disease early. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-health secretary being treated for bowel cancer
Lord Lansley, who was in the cabinet in 2010, is calling for the roll-out of a national screening scheme. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cutting out red meat significantly reduces people's risk of bowel cancer, study finds
Researchers from the University of Leeds found non-red meat eaters are less likely to develop the disease where faeces are stored. They add this finding could lead to disease prevention. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three-month chemo as 'effective as six after bowel cancer surgery'
Many patients receiving chemotherapy following surgery for bowel cancer may only need three months treatment rather than the six months currently given, according to researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 29, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Six factors that put you more at risk of getting the disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and can often be mistaken for those of less serious health conditions. A persistent change in bowel habits is one of the most notable signs. It is one of the most common cancers in the UK, and there are six factors believed to increase your risk of getting the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms and signs: Feeling tired for no apparent reason can indicate disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms do not necessarily make you feel ill so it is important to be aware of all the signs. A persistent change in bowel habit is one of the most notable indicators. Tiredness or weakness for no apparent reason can be the symptom of many less serious health conditions, but it can also occur in those with the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals 'failing' on genetic bowel cancer test
A charity says that more than 80% are failing to test for the genetic condition Lynch syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How CAN it be right for Scots to get bowel cancer screening at 50 - and not the rest of us?  
Despite being the UK's second biggest cancer killer with around 16,000 deaths each year, only Scotland offers bowel cancer screening at the age of 50. Other parts of the UK offer it at 60-74. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer WARNING: Thousands at risk after being denied NHS treatment, charity says
THOUSANDS of people are at risk of developing bowel cancer because they are denied life-saving NHS treatment costing just £200, a charity warns today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four in five hospitals won't carry out 'life saving' bowel cancer test
Bowel Cancer UK found that 83% of hospital trusts do not provide 'life-saving' £200 test to identify Lynch syndrome - a genetic condition which increases a person's risk of Bowel Cancer (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laura Harris begins life-extending cancer treatment
Laura Harris, 42, from Barnstaple in Devon, who was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer last January, reached the £40,000 mark within 24 hours of her plight going public. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three toilet habits that indicate the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle but it is important to note them, as any persistence in the signs can indicate the disease. A continual change in your bowel habit could be an indication. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Five warning signs that you should see a doctor now
CANCER symptoms vary depending on where the tumour is in the body. These are the warning signs that you should see a doctor for bowel cancer screening. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Five warning signs that you should see a GP now
CANCER symptoms vary depending on where the tumour is in the body. These are the warning signs that you should see a doctor for bowel cancer screening. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oncology nurse makes urgent £40,000 for cancer treatment
Laura Harris, 42, has devoted her life to helping cancer patients at the North Devon District Hospital but has been told there is no treatment available for her stage four bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms - FOUR ways to slash your risk of deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are most common in people over the age of 60 in the UK. You could lower your risk of the deadly disease by making these four simple lifestyle changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman 'cured' her terminal cancer with cannabis oil
Joy Smith, 52, from Coventry, was given just six weeks to live after being diagnosed with inoperable stomach and bowel cancer in August 2016. She took marijuana out of desperation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 52, 'cured' her terminal cancer with cannabis oil
Joy Smith, 52, from Coventry, was given just six weeks to live after being diagnosed with inoperable stomach and bowel cancer in August 2016. She took marijuana out of desperation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening programme: standards
These standards ensure that stakeholders have access to: reliable and timely information about the quality of the screening programme; data at local, regional and national level; and quality measures across the screening pathway without gaps or duplications. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men watching over four hours of TV more likely to get bowel cancer
The scientists, from the University of Oxford, Imperial College London and the UN International Agency for Research on Cancer, found the strongest link was among sedentary men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - why you should never ignore bloating pain after eating
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot because they don ’t necessarily make you feel ill. But, having a bloating stomach pain after eating could be a sign that you should see a GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer patients should eat nuts, suggest study
Some 826 patients with stage three colon cancer - when the disease has began to spread to the lymph nodes - were followed by researchers at the Yale Cancer Center. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colorectal cancer: Combined analysis enhances risk prediction
(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) If first-degree relatives are affected by colorectal cancer, this indicates a person's own elevated risk of developing bowel cancer. The same holds true for people who have large numbers of genetic risk markers in their genome. Both factors are usually used alternatively, not combined, to predict risk. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg have now shown that a combination of family history and an analysis of genetic markers helps determine a person's colorectal cancer risk more precisely. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: FIVE signs that you should see a doctor
CANCER symptoms vary dependent on where the tumour is in the body. You should see a GP if you show these signs of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer 'never crossed my mind' before diagnosis
Caroline Richards was just 34 when she was diagnosed, and is now raising awareness of the symptoms. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'pre-hab' gym classes for cancer patients
The initiative is part of a £200 million NHS England strategy to transform cancer care and comes after research at Southampton University saw bowel-cancer patients benefit from exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: What is the prostate and what does it actually do?
PROSTATE cancer has now overtaken breast cancer as the third biggest cancer killer in the UK, behind lung and bowel cancer. But what is the prostate, and what does it do? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news