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

Current News

IOM Anti-Cancer Association

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… Read more

Ding Dong!

Ding Dong!

One of our loyal supporters, Gilli Crellin from Douglas, kept herself busy during the Covid-19 lockdown.  Wearing her Avon lady hat Gilli offered an “ultimate pamper pack” to her customers at a special price thinking not only would it make a lovely present for friends… Read more

Nedbank Private Wealth IOM

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… Read more

Douglas Flag Day 2020

Douglas Flag Day 2020

At the beginning of 2020 we were looking forward to April – Bowel Cancer Awareness month – when we were to hold our annual Flag Day collection in Douglas.  Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, we were forced to reschedule the event.  The Flag Day was held… Read more

IOM Cancer Patient Information Pack

IOM Cancer Patient Information Pack

IOM Cancer Patient Binder 2018 – created by IOM Cancer Services User Forum and sponsored by Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association. This information pack is designed to help you keep all the information you may need about your cancer, treatment and the support services available… Read more

Travelling off Island for treatment

Travelling off Island for treatment

The Isle of Man Department of Health has made arrangements with hospitals in the UK to provide certain specialised treatments that are not available here on the Island. These hospitals are predominantly within the North West of England and have agreed to a contract to… Read more

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Past News

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… Read more