Tag Archives: Bowel

'I thought it was an IBS flare-up… then the doctor told me I had a 15cm tumour' – Woman (38) diagnosed with bowel cancer

Katie Boylan with her dog Rocky. Photo: Fergal Phillips ‘I thought it was an IBS flare-up… then the doctor told me I had a 15cm tumour’ – Woman (38) diagnosed with bowel cancer Independent.ie When Katie Boylan (38) suddenly fell ill in 2015, she reasoned that it was a bad case of irritable bowel syndrome… Read More »

Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

A recent study identifies a new biomarker for colorectal cancer. The protein in question might also lead the way to a novel treatment for colorectal and other cancers. Colorectal cancer often goes undetected for years. Each year in the United States, doctors diagnose more than 140,000 cases of colorectal cancer. This makes it the third… Read More »