April 8, 2019
What is bowel cancer?
Cancer is when abnormal cells in your body begin to divide and grow uncontrollably. These cells can grow into your organs and tissues, spreading to different areas in your body. Bowel cancer is when cancer starts to grow in your large bowel (colon) or the back passage (rectum). Common symptoms of bowel cancer include: Blood in your stools for no obvious reason. Changing bowel habits. For example, going to the toilet less or more often. Persistent lower tummy pain, bloating and discomfort. A loss of appetite. Who is at risk? Both men and women can get bowel cancer and it’s…Read More