News

18th June 2020

Donna plans to run one mile every hour for 24 hours!

On the longest day of 2020 Donna Timmis plans to run a marathon.

However, not liking the idea of running 26.2 miles in one go, she will be splitting the distance over 24 hours - running 3.2 miles in the first hour and then a mile every hour for the next 23 hours!

 

14th June 2020

New film aims to answer questions on Bowel Cancer

As new figures show cancer care in England has faced major disruption from the coronavirus pandemic, Bowel Cancer West has launched a new film to help answer patient’s questions.

28th May 2020

Calling All Quizzers!

Calling all quizzers!

The search is on for the undisputed kings and queens of general knowledge!

21st May 2020

Smile Please! Pet Photo Contest Is Launched!

We all love our pets - especially during lockdown! Now Bowel Cancer West is looking for your favourite photo of your dog, cat, rabbit or guinea pig as we launch our pet photo competition!

 

7th May 2020

Global Survey Launched Into Covid-19 and Cancer Care

 University researchers have launched an international online survey to determine the impact of the covid-19 coronavirus on patients and caregivers with bowel cancer.

20th March 2020

Message from Mark Coleman, chairman, Bowel Cancer West

We want to reassure friends and followers of BCW that the pathways for diagnosis and treatment of bowel cancer at our hospitals remain open.

17th March 2020

Bowel Cancer West and covid-19 coronavirus

 

As a charity Bowel Cancer West relies heavily on fundraising events and we are concerned about the impact the Covid-19 virus may have on our future operations.

5th December 2019

BCW Award funding to explore why hernias occur following colorectal surgery

We are delighted to award a £5000 research grant towards a valuable project lead by Exeter University and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital exploring why hernias occur following colorectal surgery.

19th June 2019

BCW Announces 'Kelly Stabb Award'

BCW establish a new annual award to fund projects specifically related to supporting young patients (those under 40) with and at risk of getting bowel cancer. 
 
15th April 2019

BCW Announces New Charity Patron

The directors of Bowel Cancer West are delighted to announce the appointment of our new charity Patron, BBC Spotlight presenter, Victoria Graham. 

11th April 2019

BCW selected as Lanhydrock Golf Club's (Senior Section) charity of the year

From April, Bowel Cancer awareness month. A charity golf day will tee-off a year of fundriasing BCW and help get an improtant awareness message out there to members of the club. 

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