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

Woman who took illegal cannabis oil to battle cancer recovers
Joy Smith, from Coventry, was told she would only have six weeks to live when she was diagnosed with incurable stomach and bowel cancer in August 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo look like this? What your stool says about your health
BOWEL cancer risk could be spotted by looking at your poo. This is everything you need to know about your poo, and it ’s link to bowel cancer symptoms - which include a change to your toilet habits, finding blood in your stool, and stomach pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Nutritious drinks could be causing your stomach bloat and discomfort
STOMACH bloating is an uncomfortable sensation when your stomach becomes enlarged due to a variety of reasons. It could be a bad reaction to food, or a sign of something more serious like bowel cancer. You could stop your bloating by avoiding these nutritious drinks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - does your poo look like this? Signs and symptoms revealed
BOWEL cancer symptoms include stomach pain, finding blood in your stool, and a persistent change to your toilet habits. You could also be at risk of the disease if your poo is tinged with a dark red colour, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How aspirin may block bowel tumour formation
Researchers have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to prevent bowel cancer. They found that the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Five signs the feeling could be more serious - what you need to know
STOMACH pain and bloating is often due to diet, but could be due to something more serious such as bowel cancer or an intestine blockage. It may also indicate an exciting event, such as pregnancy. These five signs indicate that your stomach bloating may not be caused by a meal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How wonder drug aspirin helps fight bowel cancer has been discovered by British scientists
Edinburgh University researchers focused on the nucleolus - testing the effects of aspirin on cells grown in the lab and on tumour biopsies removed from bowel cancer patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer fighting effects of aspirin revealed in bowel tumor study
(University of Edinburgh) Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to stave off bowel cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NHS cancer patients 'failing to be correctly monitored'
Concerns expressed that opportunities to save lives may be missedCancer patients in the UK may not receive enough follow-up after a diagnosis, a new study by researchers in Chicago suggests.The study, presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, suggests five years of monitoring is insufficient for some cancers and too long for others. The research suggests some NHS patients may receive too few years of follow-up care.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Glenza in Chicago Tags: Cancer Cancer research Breast cancer Bowel cancer Cervical cancer Lung cancer Ovarian cancer Pancreas cancer Prostate cancer Health Medical research Science Society UK news Source Type: news

Antifungal drug eliminates dormant bowel cancer cells in mice
An antifungal medication commonly prescribed to treat toenail infections helped eliminate dormant cells within bowel tumors in mice. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test
Blood tests called liquid biopsies show signs of finding 10 different types of cancer at an early stageA blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world ’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.The test, called aliquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer cells into blood. The test had particularly good results for ovarian and pancreatic cancers, though the number of cancers detected was small.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Glenza in New York Tags: Cancer Medical research Health Science Society World news Bowel cancer Cancer research Lung cancer Ovarian cancer Prostate cancer Source Type: news

Pill used to treat fungal nail infections could cure bowel cancer
Scientists at Cancer Research UK say a pill commonly used to treat fungal nail infections could help to stop the spread and return of bowel cancer by killing off drug-resistant sleeper cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer nurse, 43, is overcoming the disease after strangers donated for a drug not on the NHS
Last March, mother-of-two Laura Harris, 43, from Devon, who has advanced bowel cancer, was given just three months to live unless she could raise £21,000 to be treated by the drug Bevacizumab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antifungal drug eliminates sleeping bowel cancer cells in mice
(Cancer Research UK) An antifungal medication, commonly prescribed for toenail infections, could help eliminate dormant cells within bowel tumors, according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK and published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 31, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

‘Unavoidable’ chemical used in soap and toothpaste could leave you battling bowel cancer
The University of Massachusetts Amherst trial gives the first evidence that triclosan - banned in some products in the US - can have adverse effects on gut health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Omega-3 trial for secondary liver cancer surgery
(University of Leeds) A new clinical trial from the University of Leeds is testing omega-3 capsules in patients who have bowel cancer which has spread to the liver, to see if it can stop the cancer returning after surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Watch out for these ‘less common’ signs of the serious cancer
BOWEL cancer symptoms appear following the emergence of cancerous cells in the colon or rectum. It is one of the UK ’s most common cancers, according to the NHS, and is easier to treat the sooner its warning signs are detected. Watch out for these ‘less common’ symptoms of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Watch out for these ‘less common’ signs of the serious disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms appear following the emergence of cancerous cells in the colon or rectum. It is one of the UK ’s most common cancers, according to the NHS, and is easier to treat the sooner its warning signs are detected. Watch out for these ‘less common’ symptoms of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - does your poo look like this? Should your stool sink or float?
BOWEL cancer symptoms include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. You could reveal your risk of the cancer by checking your poo after using the toilet. Should a healthy poo sink or float? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - this is when you should be worried about finding blood in your poo
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. But, blood in your poo could also be a sign of haemorrhoids - this is how to tell the difference. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Add this popular £1 fruit to your diet to slash risk of disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to spot as they can be mistaken for less serious health conditions. But you can help prevent the disease from developing in the first place by making some simple changes to your diet. Increasing your fibre intake is just of the things you can do. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - how often should you poo for a healthy gut?
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. But, does how often you poo or use the toilet reveal if you ’re at risk? This is how often a ‘healthy’ person poos. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Prevent the condition with simple household exercises
BOWEL cancer symptoms include bleeding from your behind, unexplained weight loss and stomach pains. According to Cancer Research UK, more than half of all bowel cancer cases could have been prevented. You can reduce your risk by changing your diet and lifestyle. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - Does your poo smell like this? What a healthy poo should smell like
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. But, checking your poo after using the toilet could reveal if you ’re at risk. This is what a healthy poo should smell like. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Handful of walnuts a day may prevent heart disease and bowel cancer by encouraging 'good' bacteria
Researchers from the  University of Illinois found eating a third of a cup of walnuts for six weeks reduces the production of excess bile acids, as well as lowering 'bad' cholesterol levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Five signs when you go to the toilet that indicate the disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms and signs can be subtle and often mistaken for less serious health conditions. A persistent change in bowel habits is one of the most notable signs, so what should you be looking out for when you go to the toilet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo look like this? What a healthy stool should look like
BOWEL cancer symptoms can include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. But, checking your poo after using the toilet could reveal if you ’re at risk. This is what a healthy poo should look like. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: 95 per cent CAN’T diagnose Britain's second biggest killer
BOWEL cancer symptoms consist of bleeding from the bottom, fatigue and weight loss amongst others. However, as many as 95 per cent of participants in a recent poll said they would not be able to identify the condition, the UK ’s second biggest killer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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