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#Bowel Cancer

# bowel-cancer - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Opinion: Bowel screening is important, particularly for those over 60
# Screening
# Screening

Opinion: Bowel screening is important, particularly for those over 60

Apr 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 18,055 Views 12 Comments

Consultant Gastroenterologist Professor Pádraic Mac Mathuna is calling on those aged 60-69 to register for bowel screening.

# bowel-cancer - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September

Jun 24th 2020, 5:17 PM 7,913 Views 8 Comments

Priority groups will receive letters from 6 July.

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers
# Queen's University
# Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

Sep 6th 2018, 2:43 PM 29,523 Views 21 Comments

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 19 April, 2018

4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland
# Bowel Cancer
# Bowel Cancer

4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Apr 19th 2018, 12:10 AM 23,867 Views 12 Comments

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer.

# bowel-cancer - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer'
# CANCER AWARENESS
# CANCER AWARENESS

'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer'

Apr 14th 2018, 6:30 PM 41,868 Views 31 Comments

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this month.

# bowel-cancer - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea'
# Surviving Cancer
# Surviving Cancer

Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea'

Jul 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 20,725 Views 12 Comments

Dick Murray was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1993.

# bowel-cancer - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'
# Getting Cancer
# Getting Cancer

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'

Jan 8th 2017, 7:45 AM 20,615 Views 38 Comments

Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week'
# Bowel Cancer
# Bowel Cancer

'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week'

Feb 18th 2016, 8:36 AM 19,824 Views 22 Comments

A review of bowel screening cases at Wexford General Hospital has identified 12 missed cancers, including one probable avoidable death.

# bowel-cancer - Monday 14 December, 2015

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau
# Progress
# Progress

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

Dec 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 7,410 Views 3 Comments

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

# bowel-cancer - Friday 27 February, 2015

281 people given all-clear for bowel cancer recalled after two patients developed cancer
# Wexford
# Wexford

281 people given all-clear for bowel cancer recalled after two patients developed cancer

Feb 27th 2015, 11:02 PM 17,430 Views 19 Comments

All patients affected have been contacted.

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ireland's second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

Ireland's second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test

Feb 5th 2015, 9:59 AM 16,418 Views 20 Comments

Each year almost 2,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer, with 1,000 dying from it.

# bowel-cancer - Friday 21 November, 2014

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening
# Testing
# Testing

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

Nov 21st 2014, 8:33 AM 9,873 Views 24 Comments

95% of the tests are normal.

# bowel-cancer - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier
# Progress
# Progress

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier

Sep 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,568 Views 16 Comments

A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health
# Cavan
# Cavan

Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health

May 1st 2014, 10:07 PM 14,526 Views 51 Comments

The former garda said he was not physically strong enough to run in the elections.

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Column: 'The doctors didn’t think it could be bowel cancer – I was 22, fit, and didn't smoke'
# Health
# Health

Column: 'The doctors didn’t think it could be bowel cancer – I was 22, fit, and didn't smoke'

Apr 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 1,124 Views 45 Comments

When I look back I really can’t believe how stupid I was. It took me six months to go see a doctor – I was studying for a masters and didn’t have time to be sick.

# bowel-cancer - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer
# Awareness
# Awareness

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer

Apr 1st 2014, 11:55 AM 18,986 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has highlighted these ‘hotspots’ as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month gets under-way.

# bowel-cancer - Monday 22 July, 2013

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation

Jul 22nd 2013, 12:58 PM 33 Views 8 Comments

Talking about cancer is never fun, but we’re trying to make it easier. The Irish Cancer Society’s upcoming Colour Dash will try to bring some colour and vibrancy to the cancer cause, writes helpline nurse Naomi Fitzgibbon.

# bowel-cancer - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Sheedy urges fans to learn from his 'surreal' cancer battle
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

Sheedy urges fans to learn from his 'surreal' cancer battle

Mar 6th 2013, 7:25 AM 8,286 Views 3 Comments

Everton academy coach and former Irish international Kevin Sheedy is in good health following his diagnosis with bowel cancer last year.

# bowel-cancer - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo
# Cancer
# Cancer

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo

Jan 19th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,196 Views 1 Comment

Scientists at the RSCI and Beaumont Hospital develop a method that could avert chemotherapy if it won’t work.

# bowel-cancer - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Bowel cancer screening programme to be phased in this year
# Bowel Cancer
# Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer screening programme to be phased in this year

Sep 20th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,095 Views 10 Comments

Minister for Health James Reilly TD has confirmed the national screening programme will begin before the end of this year. It was initially due to start in January.

# bowel-cancer - Sunday 12 August, 2012

'Voice of Darts' Sid Waddell dies aged 72
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

'Voice of Darts' Sid Waddell dies aged 72

Aug 12th 2012, 1:29 PM 814 Views 2 Comments

The legendary commentator has died after a long battle with bowel cancer.

# bowel-cancer - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

New study investigates turmeric's ability to fight cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

New study investigates turmeric's ability to fight cancer

May 8th 2012, 12:20 PM 2,312 Views 7 Comments

Around 40 patients with advanced bowel cancer will take part in the trial. Its aim is to test if curcumin, which is found in the spice turmeric, can enhance chemotherapy’s ability to kill bowel cancer cells.

# bowel-cancer - Monday 23 April, 2012

Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer

Apr 23rd 2012, 1:03 PM 1,506 Views 4 Comments

The test is being developed at Dublin City University and aims to detect if there are antibodies in blood that could indicate the presence of cancer in the bowel.

# bowel-cancer - Friday 28 October, 2011

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"
# Cancer
# Cancer

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

Oct 28th 2011, 9:29 AM 461 Views 24 Comments

A new study, published in The Lancet, says that taking two pills of aspirin a day can cut the risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds for certain patients.

# bowel-cancer - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year
# Cancer
# Cancer

Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year

Sep 27th 2011, 2:54 PM 318 Views 1 Comment

The programme was due to be rolled out nationally in January 2012. However, the National Cancer Screening Service said it has not reached “quality assurance standards” yet.

# bowel-cancer - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

2,400 people on waiting lists for colonoscopies for over 3 months
# Health
# Health

2,400 people on waiting lists for colonoscopies for over 3 months

Sep 13th 2011, 2:01 PM 629 Views 4 Comments

Waiting lists for colonoscopies have hit record levels but the HSE says it has plans in place to ensure access to such routine procedures.

# bowel-cancer - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Working a desk job 'doubles' risk of bowel cancer: Study
Live Apr 20th 2011, 1:51 PM

Working a desk job 'doubles' risk of bowel cancer: Study

# bowel-cancer - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Exercise linked to lower rates of bowel cancer
# Health
# Health

Exercise linked to lower rates of bowel cancer

Mar 2nd 2011, 11:25 AM 498 Views 0 Comments

New research into the causes of bowel cancer has uncovered a link between exercise and the disease.