ABOUT BOWEL CANCER

Helping more Kiwis understand, prevent and beat bowel cancer.

The more we know about bowel cancer, the better the chances of beating it. This section contains helpful information about the risk factors, symptoms, screening and prevention, as well as treatment options and questions to ask your doctor if you’re concerned you may have bowel cancer.

What is Bowel Cancer?

Managing risk

Treatment options

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No one likes to talk about bowel cancer, but the bottom line is, the more you know, the better the chances of beating it. So check out our helpful blogs and tips on preventing this silent killer – and read the stories of Kiwis affected by bowel cancer.

Bowel Cancer NZ provides patient voice at MedTech Showcase
Our chairperson Trisha Cooney recently attended the Medical Technology Association of NZ, MedTech Showcase in Parliament, hosted by the Minister
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Waves against the rock by Turid Heiler
Like waves hitting rocks, bouncing off and then returning once again is how wide the cancer impact feels. The person
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My Dad won’t get to meet any grandchildren or walk my sister down the aisle
My Dad, Chris Feely, was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer in January 2016 at the age of 55, after a colonoscopy
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Kristina’s Move your Butt challenge: Still going strong!
Nat would be shouting at us from the heavens. She was the MOST competitive, feisty, hearty, mouthy (netball) player you’d
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