There are around 42 900 new bowel cancer cases in the UK every year, that’s nearly 120 every day.
Common symptoms are:
It is important to say not everyone experiencing these symptoms will be diagnosed with bowel cancer, however you should be checked as soon as possible for a healthcare professional.
To listen to patients speaking about their symptoms and subsequent diagnosis, below are a couple of podcast episodes available. This reflects different symptoms and also you are never too young to potentially receive the diagnosis.