Bowel Cancer Facts


Bowel Cancer Facts

  • 2nd Biggest Cancer Killer
  • Effects all age groups
  • 1 in 12 people will develop bowel cancer in their lifetime
  • If detected early can be successfully treated in 90% of cases
  • Of those diagnosed: 55% male; 45% female
  • 2016: 17,052 new cases; 4,094 deaths from bowel cancer in 2016

Bowel Cancer Symptoms

  • Bleeding in the stool or on the toilet paper
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Unexplained abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Feeling more tired than normal
  • Polyps:
    • Cause unknown and often there are no symptoms
    • Clump of cells less than ¼ inch to several inches in diameter
    • Arise from the lining of the bowel wall
    • Untreated – Can turn to Cancer
    • Regular Screening is Required, buy a kit today.

 

“Take action early and Take the Test”