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31
May
2019

Bowel Cancer Australia’s annual Never Too Young Awareness Week campaign starts next week (Monday 3rd June), and we’re calling on people around Australia to help spread the word.

29
May
2019

A new global study of seven high-income countries has found that in the decade up to 2014, Australia’s second most deadly cancer is on the rise in people under 50.

Published in the Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology the study found the number of people aged under 50 diagnosed with colon cancer increased significantly each year in Australia and New Zealand (by 2.9%), Denmark (by 3.1%) and the UK (by 1.8%).

Significant increases in the number of people under age 50 diagnosed with rectal cancer each year were also noted in Australia (2.6%), Canada (3.4%) and the UK (1.4%).

27
May
2019

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Were you diagnosed with bowel cancer under the age of 50, or do you have a family member or friend that was?

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."

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