Screening for bowel cancer at a younger age based on family history could improve early detection and in some cases help prevent the disease, scientists have said.
BBC presenter George Alagiah has said he is “absolutely gutted” but has decided to “stay away from the newsroom” amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
George Alagiah said he has made the “difficult decision” to withdraw from the BBC’s newsroom amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, affecting tens of thousands of people each year.
Dame Julie Walters has revealed that she was diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Bowel cancer is the third most commonly-occurring cancer in Scotland, and the second most common cause of death from the disease.
An Aberdeen woman who overcame the death of her mother during her time at university celebrated her graduation from Robert Gordon University yesterday.
People should continue to enjoy steak, sausages and bacon, experts have said, as they claimed there is no proof red and processed meats cause cancer.
Eating three or more portions of fish per week cuts the risk of bowel cancer, research suggests.
Men who regularly eat yoghurt are at a reduced risk of developing pre-cancerous growths in the bowel, new research suggests.
Bowel cancers are on the rise among under-50s in the UK, according to new studies, prompting calls to lower the screening age.
An Aberdeen doctor is warning people to be aware of the symptoms of bowel cancer.
Technology used to operate space telescopes is being repurposed to revolutionise bowel cancer diagnosis under a multimillion-pound initiative involving the UK Space Agency.
George Alagiah has told of his guilt at using a disabled toilet when he was not visibly disabled but was having to use the facilities due to a stoma bag attached to his stomach.
George Alagiah has spoken about how “tough” it was to discover his bowel cancer had returned.
News that BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen has bowel cancer has led to almost triple the number of visits to an NHS information website.
Jeremy Bowen decided to go public with his bowel cancer diagnosis because if it helps others “it’s time well spent”.
BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen has revealed he is suffering from bowel cancer but is staying positive.
A “three-pronged attack” using a combination of drugs could overcome the challenges of resistance in bowel cancer, new research suggests.
A new screening service for those concerned about bowel cancer has been launched at a north-east hospital.
A north-east man is to cycle 1,000 miles to raise funds for charity to mark the tenth anniversary of his mum’s death – despite not owning a bike this time last year.
Obese or overweight boys who go on to pile on the pounds as teenagers may be more likely to develop bowel cancer, new research suggests.
A young Scottish woman whose life has changed forever because of bowel cancer is urging others to make sure they get themselves checked out.
BBC newsreader George Alagiah said his cancer was caught “very late” and may have been detected earlier if England had similar screening procedures to Scotland.
Just a few minutes of your time could save your life – that is the message from health bosses urging the over-50s to take a crucial test.