• What is bowel cancer?

    Bowel cancer is the number two cancer killer in Australia. But what is it?

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  • Causes

    Although the exact cause of bowel cancer remains unknown, research suggests a combination of factors may be involved.

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  • Risk Factors

    There are risk factors known to increase the chance of developing bowel cancer.

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  • Symptoms

    Bowel cancer can occur without warning signs and symptoms can vary.

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  • Prevention

    Here are our ‘Top 8’ ways to help prevent bowel cancer.

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  • Screening

    Bowel screening saves lives and is the key to preventing bowel cancer.

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  • Screening programs

    Find out what bowel screening programs are available in Australia.

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  • Diagnosis

    Learn about the different types of tests used to diagnose bowel cancer.

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  • Treatment

    While the main treatment for bowel cancer is surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy can also be used.

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  • FAQs

    Any questions? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions…

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  • Glossary

    Check here for the definitions of new words and terms you may not be familiar with.

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  • Real life stories

    Australian's share their stories about living with bowel cancer.

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  • Useful Links

    Find additional, reliable information and resources on bowel cancer.

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