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Bowel cancer

  • Bowel cancer - Treatment

    Treatment for bowel cancer will depend on which part of your bowel is affected .Surgery is usually the main treatment for bowel cancer.

  • Bowel cancer - Self-management

    Bowel cancer can affect your daily life in different ways, depending on what stage it's at and the treatment you're having.How people cope with their diagnosis and treatment varies from person to person.

  • Bowel cancer - Screening

    Bowel screening involves using a home testing kit to send off some samples of your poo to be tested for the presence of blood.

  • Bowel cancer - Symptoms and diagnosis

    Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer.