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

Current News

Donation from Abacus

Donation from Abacus

Bowel Cancer Isle of Man was presented with a cheque for £730 from the team at Abacus in Douglas.  The money had been raised through various staff fundraising activities and salary deductions and was matched by the company as part of its corporate social responsibility… Read more

Donation from Microgaming

Donation from Microgaming

In December 2021 we received an email from Microgaming advising that it’s campus had voted and Bowel Cancer Isle of Man had won £1,000 raised during November. Microgaming use a token voting system similar to the one used in supermarkets.  Every month three worthy causes… Read more

Donation from Nedbank Private Wealth

Donation from Nedbank Private Wealth

At the end of March Bowel Cancer Isle of Man was delighted to learn that we had once again been nominated to receive a donation from the Staff Social & Charity Committee at Nedbank Private Wealth. We are very grateful for the donation of £1,000… Read more

2022 IOM Parish Walk

2022 IOM Parish Walk

This year Bowel Cancer Isle of Man has been chosen to benefit from the sponsorships of two entrants in the forthcoming Parish Walk. Nick Saunders will be fundraising in memory of his father, David, and his grandfather who both suffered from bowel cancer.  If you… Read more

Lynch syndrome testing in the Island

Lynch syndrome testing in the Island

Lynch syndrome Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), is the most common cause of hereditary bowel cancer. People with Lynch syndrome are more likely to get bowel cancer and other cancers, and at a younger age (before 50), including Uterine (endometrial)… 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

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Past 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

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

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