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.

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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Bequest for bowel cancer research gratefully welcomed
Deborah (Debbie) Mary Fitzpatrick passed away on 27 June 2019 after a 2 ½ year battle with bowel cancer. In
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Bowel cancer survivor represents cancer patients
Bowel cancer survivor and registered nurse, Kirsty Wing, is representing the patient / public perspective on the Bowel Screening Advisory
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Vineyard Half charity walker’s husband has stage 4 bowel cancer
Turid Heiler’s husband Mike was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer at just 42 years old, on their youngest child’s
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