Beating Bowel Cancer is a leading UK charity for bowel cancer patients, working to raise awareness of symptoms, promote early diagnosis and encourage open access to treatment choice for those affected by bowel cancer. Through our work we aim to save lives from this common cancer.
Bowel Cancer UK
The charity aims to inform the public and healthcare professionals, fund research, and lobby for improved treatments and services. The Infoline is staffed by specialist nurses who can offer advice and support.
National association representing people with colostomies. The BCA offers support and practical information as well as a team of voluntary visitors throughout the UK who help new patients adjust to life with a colostomy.
CORE - Digestive Disorders Foundation
National charity supporting clinical research into disorders of the digestive system it also provides information about colorectal cancers on its website.
Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group
National organisation which helps anyone who has an ileostomy or internal pouch or whose colon has been removed.
Complementary and alternative medicine for cancer: 20 questions and answers.
Compiled by Healthtalk and Dr. Andrew Vickers of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
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