May 2019
27
May
2019

"Tiger’s diagnosis came about initially from weight loss, lack of energy, bowel habits, and low iron levels.  Then further confirmation through blood in stool tests.  This led to a request from our GP for an urgent colonoscopy."

25
May
2019

"I think we all assumed Andrew was going to be ok. They were going to remove the tumour; he’d have some treatment and he’d be ok."

24
May
2019

"I was 38 years old when I was diagnosed with stage 3B bowel cancer. I started losing my hair, so I went to the doctor to check if everything was ok. I was extremely iron deficient, so the doctor suggested I start taking iron tablets."

23
May
2019

"Mine is a good news story, emphasising the importance of early detection of bowel cancer."

28
Nov
2017

In June 2015, my brother Andrew was treated for diverticulitis (with antibiotics), a condition where pockets that develop in the lining of the intestine become infected or inflamed. A few years prior, he was hospitalised for over a week with similar symptoms, these included severe pain in the abdomen.

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