Bowel cancer (also known as colorectal cancer) is the second most common cancer in men, with one in ten men likely to be diagnosed with the disease by age 85.
- Blood in the motion or abdominal bloating or cramping
- A recent and persistent change in bowel habit with diarrhoea, constipation
or the feeling of incomplete emptying or thin bowel movements
- Weight loss
- Unexplained anaemia.
- Inherited genetic risk
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Obesity or a poor diet lacking in fruit and veg
- Don’t smoke
- Maintain a healthy body weight
- Be physically active
- Have a healthy diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables.