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

Current News

Douglas Flag Day 2020

Douglas Flag Day 2020

2020 is promising to be a busy year! Looking forward to April – Bowel Cancer Awareness month – when we have our Flag Day collection in Douglas on 25th April – a Saturday – between 10am and 3pm in the main shopping areas.  In previous… Read more

We can count on Abacus

We can count on Abacus

Local fiduciary and fund services specialist, Abacus, donated £486.64 to Bowel Cancer Isle of Man in October 2019 to assist the charity with its ‘Age is not a Factor’ campaign, which works to raise awareness of bowel cancer, its symptoms and risks, with particular regard… Read more

Zedra’s Santa Dash Story

Zedra’s Santa Dash Story

  Zedra is a company based in Douglas specialising in trust, corporate and fund services.  Even though these are busy times for Zedra, some of its staff took time out to enter in the 2019 Isle of Man Bank Santa Dash in aid of Bowel… 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

Bowel Cancer – Age is not a factor

Bowel Cancer – Age is not a factor

Every year 2,500 younger people are diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK and this number is slowly increasing as more young people are engaging in lifestyle habits that increase their risk.  Bowel Cancer IOM has produced a postcard sized guide to symptoms featuring Jamie… 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