Tag: bowel cancer

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New test that detects sepsis in minutes could save thousands of lives – know the signs of killer infection

New test that detects sepsis in minutes could save thousands of lives – know the signs of killer infection

A LIFESAVING two-and-a-half minute test for deadly sepsis has been developed by scientists. The new check could be rolled out across the NHS within ...
Dying is my biggest fear but living with stage 4 cancer means I have to start planning for the inevitable

Dying is my biggest fear but living with stage 4 cancer means I have to start planning for the inevitable

I’M not one to shy away from a taboo subject. I’m happy talking about poo, vaginas, sex, you name it! I’ll rant on about it if i ...
5 ways we’re all pooing wrong – and the cancer warning signs to watch for

5 ways we’re all pooing wrong – and the cancer warning signs to watch for

YOU might think that you’ve got pooing nailed. You’ve been doing it the same way all your life – sitting on the loo, giving your ...
Mum, 37, told she’s ‘too young’ for cancer rushed to A&E with ‘tumour poking out her bottom – after 2 years of IBS’

Mum, 37, told she’s ‘too young’ for cancer rushed to A&E with ‘tumour poking out her bottom – after 2 years of IBS’

FOR two years Beth Purvis endured what she thought was IBS. After noticing constipation and bleeding when she did a number two, the then 37-year-ol ...
Dad-of-two, 53, given just months to live is celebrating being cancer free after world-first operation

Dad-of-two, 53, given just months to live is celebrating being cancer free after world-first operation

A DAD who was given just a few months to live is now cancer free after undergoing a world-first operation. Ivan Dagg, 53, from Hull, was initially ...
Don’t ignore the signs! I looked the picture of health in days and weeks before cancer struck

Don’t ignore the signs! I looked the picture of health in days and weeks before cancer struck

A LOT can happen in ten years. The #10yearschallenge sweeping social media is no doubt clogging up your feeds. My #10yearchallenge… not much ...
Exercise hurts like hell but it can prevent 13 types of cancer – and that can kill you

Exercise hurts like hell but it can prevent 13 types of cancer – and that can kill you

EXERCISE hurts, I’m definitely not going to argue otherwise. But I will say this… it might stop you getting cancer, which frankly hurt ...
New cancer drugs left me covered in a rash so painful even smiling made me bleed

New cancer drugs left me covered in a rash so painful even smiling made me bleed

MY New Year’s resolution was an easy one – to stay alive. But after the Christmas I have had, it didn’t feel the easiest one to ...
Bowel cancer patient who was ‘fobbed off by GPs for months’ despite filling cups with bloods dies two days after getting married

Bowel cancer patient who was ‘fobbed off by GPs for months’ despite filling cups with bloods dies two days after getting married

A BOWEL cancer patient who claimed she was turned away by GPs for ten months before she was diagnosed has died days after getting married. Gemma Gr ...
Doctors told me to plan my funeral after terminal cancer diagnosis — so I planned my bucket list instead

Doctors told me to plan my funeral after terminal cancer diagnosis — so I planned my bucket list instead

WHEN Amanda Smith was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer, a nurse told her to “start planning”. The mum of two was advised to write a will and gi ...
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