Let's talk about bowel cancer
Around 110 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every day, that’s someone every 15 minutes.Next question
Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer after lung cancer.Next question
If you get diagnosed with bowel cancer early, how many cases can be treated successfully?
Early diagnosis helps 9 in 10 cases of bowel cancer can be treated successfully, compared to just 7% if diagnosed late.Next question
Your lifetime risk of developing bowel cancer is 1 in 16. Knowing the symptoms is vital!Check your symptoms
Check your symptoms
If you’ve experienced any of these symptoms for three weeks or more, visit your GP
A change in your bowel habit
Bleeding from the bottom or blood in your poo
Pain or a lump in your abdomen
Unexplained tiredness, dizziness, breathlessness or weight lossHow to lift the lid or learn more about symptoms ...
How to Lift the lid
630 people have helped us Lift the Lid on our Message wall