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.

The Cancer Society says research published today backs up what doctors already know about bowel cancer. They say the research
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Katherine Lawrenson's third son Ryan was seven weeks old when she found out. That was last February, back when she
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Bowel Cancer New Zealand believes screening using sigmoidoscopy is a distraction from the pressing need for a national screening program.
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A woman who biked through right through chemotherapy will take on one of off-road cycling's ultimate challenges - the Karapoti
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