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 think you may have bowel cancer.

What is Bowel Cancer?

Early detection and prevention

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.

Not long after Rachael was diagnosed, all  she wanted to do was create more awareness around bowel cancer.
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Jenny-May lost her brother to bowel cancer at age 54, so she knows first hand how important it is to
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Kevin Biggar’s life was touched by bowel cancer when his Mum died. As a motivational speaker and adventurer, he’s determined
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After suffering from IBD for 22 years, Tamsyn was diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 31. Despite going through chemo,
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