April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, so please share any information you can with friends, family and on social media during this time, to help highlight the signs and symptoms with your contacts.
Signs and Symptoms
If you notice any of these symptoms and they last longer than 3 weeks tell your doctor.
No Butts campaign
This was launched in association with Bowel Cancer UK and ITV to promote Bowel Cancer awareness.
We love the acronym to remind us of what to look for.
Did you know;
9 out of 10 of people will survive bowel cancer for five years or more, compared with 1 in 10 when it is diagnosed at the later stage.
Bowel cancer screening
Men and women aged 60-74 are invited every 2 years to complete a FiT (Faecal immunochemical Test), the starting age is being lowered to 50 over the next few years.