12th November 2018

BCW Commits nearly £10,000 to fund genetics research at Cardiff University

BCW was proud to meet the ‘Inherited Tumour Syndromes Group’ at Cardiff University to contribute £9549.49 towards exploring genetics to get ahead of cancer. Thanks to incredible support we have received from our fundraisers that we are investing over £20,000 towards genetics research in 2018. 

23rd October 2018

Bowel Cancer West funds Genetics Research at The University of Exeter

The charity was pleased to present Academic Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Mr Frank McDermott with a cheque for £5,712 at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital to support his Rectal Cancer Epigenetics Study with the University of Exeter.

1st October 2018

Obstacle Run raises nearly £10,000 to help beat bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer West's first Obstacle Run is a rip-roaring sucess as 120 runners raise nearly £10,000 to support their cause.

30th July 2018

Kelly Stabb raises £30,000 for BCW and launches own appeal to save her life

An urgent appeal is underway to help fund treatment to prolong the life of a young mother and Police Officer from Paignton diagnosed with advanced stage four bowel cancer who recently raised over £30,000 for Bowel Cancer West.

24th July 2018

Devon and Cornwall Police Cycle Team raise £8630 for BCW

Earlier this year, 65 riders from Team DCP (Devon & Cornwall Police) and local cycling clubs took part in the 2018 Land’s End Challenge raising a remarkable £8630 for local charity Bowel Cancer West in support of their fellow officer diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer.

24th July 2018

A World First study funded by BCW aims to improve survival rates after major surgery

An innovative study, led by researchers at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and the University of Plymouth, is seeking to improve survival rates for patients following major surgery.

23rd May 2018

Devon and Cornwall Police Cycle Challenge for Bowel Cancer West

 80+ Riders cycling from Exeter to Land's End, raising funds for Bowel Cancer West

12th April 2018

Genetics Research Appeal 2018 Launched

 Bowel Cancer West have launched a series of appeals totalling £20,000 to fund three vital genetics research projects.

6th February 2018

Paignton Dad completes seven marathons in seven days to support friend with bowel cancer

A super-human effort saw Steve Taylor from Paignton complete seven marathons in seven days over the weekend to help raise funds and awareness of bowel cancer for local charity Bowel Cancer West.

22nd January 2018

7 marathons in 7 days to support friend with Bowel Cancer


A Dad from Torbay​ is planning to run 7 MARATHONS IN 7 DAYS in support of his friend currently undergoing treatment for bowel cancer. 

12th January 2018

Young mother with bowel cancer to run marathon

Kelly Stabb, from Torbay, is undergoing treatement for bowel cancer and faces a further operation and chemotheraphy in 2018. That isn't going to stop her from running her first marathon though. This is Kelly's remarkable story.... 

12th January 2018

Derriford Hospital staff raise £1915 for BCW

A big thank you to the Outpatients Appointment Centre at Derriford Hospital who raised nearly £2,000 during 2017 for our work!

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