Bowel Cancer

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Latest Posts

The latest articles from Bowel Cancer Foundation Trust

Stem cell function may explain higher colon cancer rate in males

Stem cell function may explain higher colon cancer rate in males

Colon cancers have a higher incidence in males around the world, which is in part related to much higher androgen levels in males compared to females ...
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Pharmacy home Bowel Screening Kits on hold due to COVID

Pharmacy home Bowel Screening Kits on hold due to COVID

A number of processing delays of the private home bowel screening kits purchased in Pharmacies over the counter or online have forced the kits to be ...
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Tairawhiti joins National Bowel Screen Programme

Tairawhiti joins National Bowel Screen Programme

Free bowel screening will soon be available in Gisborne and surrounding districts with Tairāwhiti this week joining the National Bowel Screening Progr...
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Charity Achievements

Key milestones reached by Bowel Cancer Foundation Trust

$1.1million

Dollars distributed in the last 12 months to fund research and provide equity of care and better patient outcomes

196

Bowel cancer survivors rehabilitated after gruelling treatment helping to reduce cancer re-occurrence

109+

Bowel screening kits provided to Kiwi’s who do not qualify for free public screening to detect bowel cancer early

7+

Years we've been making a difference for bowel cancer patients in New Zealand