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In your best interests

27 April 2010

Nursing Standard

Feature

Nurses in Birmingham are raising awareness of the national bowel cancer screening programme throughout their diverse community.

Bowel cancer in the older person

01 May 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Colorectal cancer is a significant health problem throughout the western world. In the UK it is the second most common cause of death (NHSCRO 1997). The disease is...

Investigating aspirin use to prevent bowel cancer or its progression

07 April 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, causing significant physical and psychological effects on patients and families. Treatment costs the NHS in...

The value of anterior resection survivorship programmes

04 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Up to 80% of people with rectal cancer undergo sphincter-preserving surgery and, of these, around 90% subsequently have a change in bowel habit, ranging from...

Colorectal cancer and how to avoid it

26 June 2015

Primary Health Care

CPD

Colorectal cancer represents a significant threat to men and women and in Western societies its incidence is increasing. However, with care, adequate screening and...

Presentation, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer

17 August 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Colorectal (bowel) cancer remains a common disease, particularly in developed countries. If diagnosed early, it has a high five-year survival rate, yet the disease...