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#Bowel Cancer

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

From TheJournal.ie 4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland Bowel Cancer

4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer' CANCER AWARENESS

'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer'

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this month.

From TheJournal.ie Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea' Surviving Cancer

Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea'

Dick Murray was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1993.

From TheJournal.ie Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late' Getting Cancer

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'

Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?

From TheJournal.ie 'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week' Bowel Cancer

'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week'

A review of bowel screening cases at Wexford General Hospital has identified 12 missed cancers, including one probable avoidable death.

From TheJournal.ie Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau Progress

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

From TheJournal.ie 281 people given all-clear for bowel cancer recalled after two patients developed cancer Wexford

281 people given all-clear for bowel cancer recalled after two patients developed cancer

All patients affected have been contacted.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test Gotcha

Ireland's second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test

Each year almost 2,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer, with 1,000 dying from it.

From TheJournal.ie 200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening Testing

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

95% of the tests are normal.

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier Progress

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier

A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health Cavan

Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health

The former garda said he was not physically strong enough to run in the elections.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The doctors didn’t think it could be bowel cancer – I was 22, fit, and didn't smoke' Health

Column: 'The doctors didn’t think it could be bowel cancer – I was 22, fit, and didn't smoke'

When I look back I really can’t believe how stupid I was. It took me six months to go see a doctor – I was studying for a masters and didn’t have time to be sick.

From TheJournal.ie These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer Awareness

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer

The Irish Cancer Society has highlighted these ‘hotspots’ as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month gets under-way.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation Opinion

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation

Talking about cancer is never fun, but we’re trying to make it easier. The Irish Cancer Society’s upcoming Colour Dash will try to bring some colour and vibrancy to the cancer cause, writes helpline nurse Naomi Fitzgibbon.

From The42 Sheedy urges fans to learn from his 'surreal' cancer battle Advice

Sheedy urges fans to learn from his 'surreal' cancer battle

Everton academy coach and former Irish international Kevin Sheedy is in good health following his diagnosis with bowel cancer last year.

From TheJournal.ie Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo Cancer

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo

Scientists at the RSCI and Beaumont Hospital develop a method that could avert chemotherapy if it won’t work.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Bowel cancer screening programme to be phased in this year Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer screening programme to be phased in this year

Minister for Health James Reilly TD has confirmed the national screening programme will begin before the end of this year. It was initially due to start in January.

From The42 'Voice of Darts' Sid Waddell dies aged 72 RIP

'Voice of Darts' Sid Waddell dies aged 72

The legendary commentator has died after a long battle with bowel cancer.

From TheJournal.ie New study investigates turmeric's ability to fight cancer Cancer

New study investigates turmeric's ability to fight cancer

Around 40 patients with advanced bowel cancer will take part in the trial. Its aim is to test if curcumin, which is found in the spice turmeric, can enhance chemotherapy’s ability to kill bowel cancer cells.

From TheJournal.ie Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer Cancer

Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer

The test is being developed at Dublin City University and aims to detect if there are antibodies in blood that could indicate the presence of cancer in the bowel.

From TheJournal.ie Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk" Cancer

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

A new study, published in The Lancet, says that taking two pills of aspirin a day can cut the risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds for certain patients.

From TheJournal.ie Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year Cancer

Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year

The programme was due to be rolled out nationally in January 2012. However, the National Cancer Screening Service said it has not reached “quality assurance standards” yet.

From TheJournal.ie 2,400 people on waiting lists for colonoscopies for over 3 months Health

2,400 people on waiting lists for colonoscopies for over 3 months

Waiting lists for colonoscopies have hit record levels but the HSE says it has plans in place to ensure access to such routine procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Working a desk job 'doubles' risk of bowel cancer: Study Desk Jobs

Working a desk job 'doubles' risk of bowel cancer: Study

Working for more than ten years behind a desk can double a person’s chances of developing bowel cancer, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Exercise linked to lower rates of bowel cancer Health This post contains videos

Exercise linked to lower rates of bowel cancer

New research into the causes of bowel cancer has uncovered a link between exercise and the disease.