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27
Apr
2017
Each year, Bowel Cancer Australia dedicates the month of June to raising much needed awareness and funds for bowel cancer.

15,000 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year; 80 Australians die from bowel cancer each week.
07
Apr
2017
In Australia, 15,000 people receive a bowel cancer diagnosis each year and despite improvements in screening, approximately 20% of patients diagnosed with bowel cancer already have metastatic disease at the time of diagnosis.
 
In addition, 30 – 50% go on to develop metastatic disease within 2 – 2.5 years.

Alongside standard chemotherapy, the introduction of targeted biologics has significantly expanded the treatment options for advanced bowel cancer, also known as metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC).
07
Apr
2017
A person can read all the guide books there are, but there’s nothing quite like a visit to bring a place to life.
 
That’s not just the case for places like Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef; it’s also true for Bowel Cancer Australia’s incredible Big Bowel.
18
Apr
2017
It’s easy to see why Julie Toner was named Wyndham council’s 2016 citizen of the year.
 
The Hoppers Crossing resident, who last week notched up her 29th consecutive year manning the phones at the Royal Children’s Hospital’s Good Friday Appeal, is also a tireless fundraiser for the Cancer Council and Bowel Cancer Australia.
07
Apr
2017

You are not alone

Bowel Cancer Australia

Holidays are often a time spent with family, and so they underscore the absence of a loved one more than any other time.
 
Over the Easter holiday weekend, many will be reminded of loved ones lost to bowel cancer.
 
Bowel Cancer Australia wants you to know that you are not alone.
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