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6th April 2022

Reduce your risk of bowel cancer. Top tips in Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Every 15 minutes somebody is diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK.

That’s nearly 43,000 people each year.

But what is bowel cancer? What are the signs to look out for? And what are the tips to help stay healthy?

In Bowel Cancer Awareness month, here are some often-asked questions and answers from Bowel Cancer West and the NHS

1st February 2022

How Far Can Your Go for BCW?!

One of the world’s fastest growing running events – Backyard Ultra – is coming to the South West.

 

26th January 2022

Take to the skies in our zipwire challenge

Do you want to try something new in 2022? Then why not take part in the first 3B’s charity challenge in aid of three great charities, Bowel Cancer West, The Primrose Foundation and The Chestnut Appeal for men’s health on Saturday 25th June 2022?

22nd May 2021

Plymouth's New Lord Mayor Supports BCW!

The new Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Terri Beer, has chosen to support Bowel Cancer West during her term in office.

11th January 2021

Chairman joins Aston Martin's former CEO

Members of SCC started the New Year by hearing from Dr Andy Palmer, former CEO of Aston Martin, and Lovecars and TV star Paul Woodman, in a special event to support and help raise awareness for Bowel Cancer West.

They were welcomed by charity chairman Dr Mark Coleman.

17th December 2020

Charlie Sings for BCW!

Cornwall musician Charlie Scoble has released a new Christmas single - and is giving the proceeds from its sales to Bowel Cancer West.

23rd October 2020

Co-Op Community Fund Supports Bowel Cancer West

We are delighted to announce that Bowel Cancer West has been selected for the next round of the Co-Op Local Community Fund.

21st August 2020

10K FOR TEN YEARS TRAIL RUN - SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2020

Come and try our safe, secure and socially-distanced trail run, with optional water slide, mud jump and sea swim - and help support Bowel Cancer West!

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!

 

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