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.
Cancer can sometimes start in the small bowel, but small bowel cancer is much rarer than large bowel cancer. Bowel cance...
Bowel cancer can affect your daily life in different ways, depending on what stage it is at and what treatment you are having.
How people cope with their diagnosis and treatment varies from person to person. There are several forms of support available if you need it.
Not all of these ...
Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK. If it's detected at an early stage, before symptoms appear, it's easier to treat and there's a better chance of surviving it.
To detect cases of bowel cancer sooner, two types of bowel cancer screening are generally offe...