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The national impact of digestive-tract cancers

A first-of-its-kind report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides a new understanding of all digestive-tract cancers […]

Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 cases of bowel cancer in next decade

A large proportion of bowel cancers in Australia are preventable by adopting a healthy lifestyle – particularly for men. A […]

National cancer screening programs reduce the risk of death from breast, cervic…

People with breast, cervical and bowel cancers detected through national cancer screening programs have better cancer survival outcomes than those […]

Want to improve colonoscopy care? Ask the patient!

Bowel Cancer Australia has launched My Colonoscopy Experience, a nationwide questionnaire inviting Australians to provide feedback about an invasive procedure […]

Wheat a kick in the guts for fighting diseases

A new type of wheat that has ten times the amount of the fibre which helps improve gut health and […]

Act on bowel cancer

While Australia continues to have among the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world, only two in five eligible […]

Open access to a potential new drug target for bowel cancer

Monash and international researchers have discovered a protein that may be crucial in the development of 90% of colon cancers, […]

Discovery targets dormant bowel cancer cells before they form secondary tumours

An international research team, led by the University of Melbourne, have discovered a way to control the stem cell behaviour […]

Bowel cancer screening program participation rates rising

People are participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program at a higher rate, according to a report released today […]

Bowel cancer caught too late among young Aussies

The majority of young Australians diagnosed with bowel cancer – the country’s second biggest cancer killer – are unaware about […]