Tag: bowel cancer

alcohol-related-deaths, alcohol-harm

Alcohol related deaths will rise to around 135,000 cancer deaths over the next 20 years and will cost the NHS an estimated £2 billion in treatments, according to estimates from a new report* by Sheffield University, commissioned by Cancer Research…

fitness and activity

Higher total physical activity levels are strongly associated with lower risk of five common chronic diseases – breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a study in The BMJ today. Many studies have shown the health benefits of physical…

cancer research uk

Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison, has confirmed today (Tuesday) that a new, simpler, bowel cancer home testing kit known as FIT (Faecal Immonochemical Test) will be rolled out across England. The new home testing kit is simpler – only one stool sample…

Women in science

BOWEL cancer is more likely to be diagnosed at the earliest stage if it is picked up by screening, according to new figures* released by Cancer Research UK and Public Health England’s National Cancer Intelligence Network today (Friday). For the…

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