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Bowel Cancer

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Colorectal or bowel cancer is a malignant tumour in the colon or rectum and usually occurs in middle and later life. Treatment is normally by surgical removal of the affected part of the colon or rectum. Adults with colorectal cancer face a number of issues, not least of which is overcoming a life-threatening illness. Living with bowel cancer is a difficult and emotional journey.

These 'Speaking from Experience' video clips offer first-hand accounts from people living with bowel cancer. They discuss the ways it has affected their lives.

Last Reviewed: Aug 2011 

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