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.

Coronavirus advice for our bowel cancer community
Due to the current climate we feel it is sensible to provide information on COVID-19 for bowel cancer patients and
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Liana & Simon Doull’s Move your Butt challenge
“Bowel cancer is not always a death sentence – if it’s caught early enough.” – Simon Doull Former Black Caps
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Jane’s Move your Butt challenge: Prevention is the big thing
“Be aware, educate yourself, be mindful about what you put in your body and how you live. And move every
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Ed’s Move your Butt challenge: Losing my Dad was a wake-up call
“My Dad was such an amazing role model. As a father, staying healthy is a huge priority for me and
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