Tuesday 13th September 2011

Donation to Bowel Cancer West - ?1,000

Mark Coleman, BCW Director is photographed with Roger and Anne Shute who have kindly donated a sum of £1,000 to Bowel Cancer West to support the fund raising activities of the Charity.  Mark Coleman comments 'This is an extremely generous donation and Bowel Cancer West are most appreciative of this sum which will assist with our commitment to commision our next research project'.

Bowel Cancer West are currently seeking expressions of interest from medical/academic researchers to select and identify research projects for shortlisting which will be commisioned up to the sum of £5,000. In addition, Bowel Cancer West are seeking to support three travelling Colorectal Fellowships each year which will provide the opportunity for to allow individuals to travel to benefit from specialist international colorectal training the benefits of which will be presented and incorporated into local hospital teaching and training.

Bowel Cancer West are also looking at running a local GP Bowel Cancer Referral Roadshow in February 2012, which will shortly be followed by a Bowel Cancer Public Awareness day later on in the year. 

Further information on the application for research funding and Bowel Cancer West can be found on the web site at www.bowelcancerwest.org.uk  or contact Laura Stapleton 01752 439845.


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