Many find daily physical activity a chore, despite evidence that exercise can reduce bowel cancer risk and is essential during and after any cancer treatment, to assist in managing side effects and improve quality of life.
To help, we've put together a list of simple strategies and practical tips based on findings from an investigation looking at the successful habits of more than 14,000 men and women in the UK aged 40 to 79.
Cheran takes part in the Bridge to Brisbane every year, but she wanted to do something a bit differently for her latest marathon. Choosing to run for a cause this year, and what better charity than Bowel Cancer Australia.
A new study has revealed that being active at a young age can reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer later in life, and active adolescents who remain active as adults reduce their bowel cancer risk even more.
Mt Gravatt Australian Football Club host a Ferg Reid Medal Day each year in memory of Ferg, a young player at the club who sadly passed away due to bowel cancer.
To honour Ferg and help raise awareness that you’re never too young to have bowel cancer, a Ferg Reid Medal is awarded to a player as part of the annual match.
When Fiona decided to run the City2Surf for the first time she asked her brothers, Christopher and Stephen, and nephews, Timothy and Ben to join her.
Aptly named “Bums on the run’ the family team signed up to take on the 14km fun run that incorporates ‘heartbreak hill’, all to raise awareness around bowel cancer and funds for Bowel Cancer Australia.