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

Current News

Irrigation

Irrigation

Irrigation is a great way for people with colostomies to enjoy a better quality of life. Bowel Cancer IOM has information leaflets about the Braun IryPump irrigation system available to anyone interested. This system can be obtained on prescription. Email bowelcanceriom@manx.net to request details.  … Read more

Flying Home – Information for seriously ill people abroad

Flying Home – Information for seriously ill people abroad

New updated guidance for people in the advanced stages of serious and terminal illness who wish to fly abroad has been published by Hospice UK. The publication,… entitled “Flying Home”, provides people with all the information they need when travelling “from bedside to airside” and… Read more

All That Glam – help us raise funds by recycling your jewellery etc

All That Glam – help us raise funds by recycling your jewellery etc

Are you clearing out your cupboards and drawers? If you have any items of jewellery, scarves or evening bags you no longer wear or use then Bowel Cancer IOM would love to have them. We will be continuing to fundraise throughout 2020 with our All… Read more

An Open Invitation

An Open Invitation

Isle of Man Bowel Cancer Patient & Carer Support Group We are a small group that was created in 2014 by Bowel Cancer Isle of Man to provide post operative non-medical support for bowel cancer patients and carers. Our group provides support for patients and their… Read more

Colostomy UK

Colostomy UK

Information for ostomates There are a wide range of factsheets, leaflets and information booklets. These can all be downloaded free. Helpline 24 hours a day: 0800 328 4257… Read more

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK

Understanding bowel cancer Bowel cancer is very treatable but the earlier it is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat. People whose cancer is diagnosed at an early stage have a much higher chance of successful treatment than those whose cancer has become more widespread… Read more

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