WHAT WE DO
Educating Kiwis about the symptoms, prevention and treatment of bowel cancer
We offer a wide range of education resources – click on the relevant box below to learn more
Our GP campaign: don’t sit on your symptoms
Bowel cancer is the second highest cause of cancer death in New Zealand and it can affect anyone, old or young. This awareness campaign targeted doctors around the country, reminding them to be vigilant about checking for bowel cancer in patients presenting with any of the following symptoms:
- bleeding from the bowel
- changes in bowel motions
- abdominal pain or lumps,
- and/or unexplained fatigue or weight loss.
Note: The signs of bowel cancer can come and go, so if you experience any of the above symptoms, don’t delay – see your doctor as soon as possible.