Category Archives: Bowel Cancer

Beating Bowel Cancer – lower screening age from 60 to 50

Beating Bowel Cancer was our Charity of 2016 and we stand by them in supporting their petition to: “Reduce bowel cancer screening age from 60 to 50”

We need your help to make a difference – please sign this petition and show your support in saving more lives https://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/reduce-bowel-cancer-screening-age-60-50/

When we catch bowel cancer early nearly everyone survives, yet it is the second biggest cancer killer. Variations in the screening age across the UK are leading to thousands of bowel cancer patients in their 50s missing out on the opportunity of being diagnosed early. Within this campaign, we have heard many sad stories about people in their 50s dying from bowel cancer. We were also shocked to discover that in Scotland they do have a screening age from 50years old.

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