A local charity raising awareness and supporting people affected by bowel cancer in the Isle of Man

Archive for Category: Past News

IOM Anti-Cancer Association

2020 Support Group Meetings Our first support group meeting following the Covid-19 lockdown was held in September at Douglas Golf Club.  Malcolm Clague kindly gave a presentation about IOM Anti-Cancer Association and it’s work in the Island.  Attendees enjoyed hearing about the charity’s beginnings right up to its latest project with the New Clatterbridge in… Read more

Nedbank Private Wealth IOM

  In September 2020 Bowel Cancer IOM was delighted to receive a donation of £2,000 – thanks to the staff at Nedbank Private Wealth’s Isle of Man office.  Funds were raised throughout the year from social events, raffles and cake sales.  A total of £24,000 was donated to Manx charities which represents a tremendous effort… Read more

Extension of bowel cancer screening programme

The age range for bowel cancer screening has been increased in the Isle of Man. Since 2011 test kits have been distributed to Island residents in their sixties. Samples are sent to the UK for screening and any positive results followed-up with further tests. From 1 January 2014 the screening was extended to men and… Read more