Bowel cancer

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People whose mothers were overweight at higher risk of bowel cancer, study suggests
Findings may help explain why incidence of bowel cancer is rising among younger adults in developed regions

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

23, Aug, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Alcohol linked to more cancers than thought, study finds
Imperial College London researchers also find that drinking coffee protects against liver cancer

Rachel Hall

04, Aug, 2021 @6:29 PM

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Bowel cancer screening capsules the latest in at-home care trend
Innovation in NHS self-care will see patients in England swallow tiny cameras instead of having standard endoscopy

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

11, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Four-week cancer treatment delay raises death risk by 10% – study
Concern for NHS cancer patients after record numbers miss treatment due to pandemic

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

04, Nov, 2020 @11:30 PM

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Coronavirus may cause 3,500 deaths in England from four main cancers
Study shows diagnosis delays most likely to affect young or middle-aged in next five years

Sarah Boseley Health editor

20, Jul, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Doctors warn that thousands could die of bowel cancer after halt in screening
Patients who are ‘treatable and curable’ are now in grave danger of losing their lives, say experts

Robin McKie

13, Jun, 2020 @11:05 AM

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Lynn Faulds Wood obituary
Presenter of BBC TV’s consumer rights show Watchdog who went on to become a campaigner for bowel cancer patients

Anthony Hayward

26, Apr, 2020 @12:21 PM

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Common toxin made in gut can cause bowel cancer, scientists find
Discovery suggests screening for bug that creates toxin could prevent thousands of cases

Ian Sample Science editor

27, Feb, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Short-staffed NHS failing on bowel cancer detection in England
Lack of specialists means patients miss out on early diagnoses, charity says

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

28, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Offer cancer screenings during lunch breaks, report urges
NHS could tailor appointments so people don’t have to take time off work under proposals

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

15, Oct, 2019 @11:01 PM

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UK still behind in cancer survival despite recent surge
Big improvement in past two decades fails to close gap with likes of Australia and Canada

Sarah Boseley Health editor

11, Sep, 2019 @8:30 PM

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Even moderate intake of red meat raises cancer risk, study finds
People more or less keeping to NHS guidelines at higher risk than those who eat little

Sarah Boseley Health editor

17, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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