Wednesday 21st November 2012
Bowel Cancer West Plymouth Professionals Event
Bowel Cancer West hosts an awareness evening for Plymouth based professionals with fabulous raffle prizes from Michael Spiers Jewelers, Castle Motors, Edmond Davari, River Cottage and a host of others! Guest speaker was Channel Four's Thom Hunt, one of the Three Hungry Boys and a former bowel cancer patient. Founded by Mark Coleman, one of the UK's leading colorectal cancer surgeons and national clinicl lead, bowel cancer is newly diagnosed in 30,000 people in the UK every year, its incidence is increasing with our aging population. Derriford Hosital in Plymouth treats around 400 cases per year, with other Trusts in the area typically treating 150-300 cases.