March 2018
08
Mar
2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Bowel Cancer Australia is raising awareness of bowel cancer in women and sharing empowering stories from Aussie women who are kicking bowel cancer’s ass.

Held annually on the 8 March, International Women's Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity.

02
Feb
2018

I'm Mallory. I was diagnosed one year ago with stage three colon cancer. Prior to diagnosis I was experiencing anaemia, blood in stools, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and fatigue.

02
Feb
2018

My name is Kathy, I’m 56, married, no kids and live in Pinjarra W.A. I began my journey in 2014 and my symptoms started with bleeding from the bottom. I did all the tests from my GP and then a colonoscopy which confirmed the tumour in my colon.

02
Feb
2018

At just 24, Hollie was told she had advanced bowel cancer which had spread to her liver, after battling stomach cramps and bloating for 24 months.

Doctors had attributed Hollie’s symptoms to Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

02
Feb
2018

I am a 57 year old and I guess my diagnosis of bowel cancer did not come as a real shock. At 21 (1982) I was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) and subsequently had a sub-total colectomy.

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