Someone dies of bowel cancer every 30 minutes in the UK.
It's the second biggest cancer killer, but it shouldn't be,
because it's treatable and curable. Nearly everyone diagnosed at
the earliest stages will survive the disease.
Knowing the symptoms is so important - it really could save your
That's why County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is
supporting Bowel Cancer UK this
Bowel Cancer Awareness Month to ensure more people
#KnowTheHigh5 symptoms of bowel cancer.
The red flag symptoms of bowel cancer are:
Most people with these symptoms won't have bowel cancer. Other
health problems can cause similar symptoms. But if you experience
one or more of these, or if things just don't feel right, contact
your GP straight away.
Be Bowel Smart
One in three people can't name any symptoms of bowel cancer.
Together we can change that. The
Bowel Cancer Awareness Month hub has lots of ways to get
For more information about bowel cancer and details of how to
get involved during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, visit
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