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

Current News

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

NHS Bowel Cancer Information

NHS Bowel Cancer Information

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer. Bowel Cancer information… Read more

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

  Statistics and information on cancer incidence, mortality, survival and risk factors (causes) by cancer type are presented here. Bowel cancer statistics… Read more

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Bowel cancer information Information and support for people affected by bowel cancer. Need to talk? Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm: 0808 808 00 00… Read more

IOM Government – DHSC – Cancer Plan

IOM Government – DHSC – Cancer Plan

IOM National Cancer Plan 2012-2022 The National Cancer Plan for the Isle of Man 2012-2022 sets out the direction for the development of cancer services. To address the details and costs, an implementation plan will be developed by DH, working closely with other stakeholders. This… 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