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.

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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Sarah’s Move your Butt challenge: 60 sit-ups a day so people sit up and take notice
“If I can help prevent just one person going through what my Dad went through, it will be totally worth
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Father of three moves to Christchurch to access treatment
For father-of-three Mike Heiler staying alive meant packing up his family’s life in Wanaka and moving five hours away to
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Evie’s Move your Butt challenge: Getting checked early is just a no brainer
“Bowel cancer can happen to anyone – it doesn’t discriminate.” Our amazing current leader on the Move your Butt fundraising
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