Bowel Cancer

Beat Bowel Cancer with Decembeard

Nov 23, 2020

It's that time of year again when men in Australia grow all beardy for the welfare of people with bowel cancer. Dubbed Decembeard, this annual charity event, which runs for the whole month of December, will see dads, husbands, sons, uncles and grandpas...

Men’s Health Week 2020: Give Him the Support He Needs

Jun 08, 2020

It’s men’s health month! In June each year, the whole world brings every man into focus and raises awareness on health issues affecting them. Because it’s rare for the male species to pause and check their health, thinking there are more important...

Join Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2020

May 28, 2020

June is not only popular among soon-to-be brides. In fact, it means more to a greater number of people who have been in a battle with bowel cancer for some time now, or have lost loved ones to it. Also known as colorectal cancer, the disease starts...

Decembeard 2019: Help Us Beat Bowel Cancer

Oct 30, 2019

Decembeard Australia: Grow a beard, raise funds and help us beat bowel cancer. Now on it's seventh year, Decembeard is a month-long awareness and fundraising event that encourages men to grown a beard during the last month of the year to help raise...

Cancer Council's Daffodil Day Appeal 2019

Jul 30, 2019

With a target to raise more than $4 million for life-saving cancer research, this year's Daffodil Day Appeal seeks to raise awareness and money throughout the month of August that will culminate in a public show of solidarity on 23 August 2019. Volunteers...

Go Alcohol-free on Dry July 2019

Jun 25, 2019

What is Dry July? Dry July is a fundraising and awareness campaign started through the Dry July Foundation that encourages people to go alcohol-free during the month of July in order to create better awareness for cancer and raise funds for people...

Eat an Apple for Bowel Cancer Awareness

Jun 03, 2019

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, an annual initiative that raises awareness of bowel cancer - the third most common type of newly diagnosed cancer. While the campaign runs for the month of June, 19 June 2019 is Red Apple Day. What is Red Apple...

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and Red Apple Day 2019

May 03, 2019

Bowel Cancer Australia, the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer, will lead the way for the celebration of Bowel Cancer Awareness...

Can Probiotics Prevent Cancer?

Feb 05, 2019

According to the Cancer Council, bowel cancer is the second-most common cancer in Australia, with around 17,000 new diagnoses expected this year. Which is why studies like the latest from Baylor College of Medicine in the US are so promising. It has...

Sydney Study Shows Women Unaware of Bowel Cancer Risk

Jan 29, 2019

It's a sobering fact that some cancers get more attention and funding than others. And it's not necessarily the most common cancers that are put in the spotlight. Just look at bowel cancer. It's the second-most common cancer in Australian women. And...

Nutrition Tips for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Jun 18, 2018

Nutrition Tips for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign run by Bowel Cancer Australia. To help raise awareness of our country’s second deadliest cancer, we’ve rounded up top tips for a healthy bowel: What...

Study: Does the Radiation From Mobile Phones Cause Cancer?

Nov 17, 2017

This is a question that has been around since the first days of the technology and answers have been all over the shop - Does the radiation from mobile phones cause cancer? The result of a recent court case in Italy may change all that. A long-term...

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Jun 10, 2016

In Australia, June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of the disease. Every week, 77 Australians die from the cancer, which is the third most common type of newly diagnosed cancer – according to Bowel...

Meditation reduces breast cancer biopsy pain

Mar 16, 2016

Experts have known for some time that meditation helps keep patients calm and relaxed in the lead up to surgery. And now new research has found that meditation could reduce pain during breast cancer biopsies.   The Duke Cancer Institute study, published...

Foods That Have Anti-Cancerous Properties

Feb 09, 2015

Research into cancer inhibiting foods is on the increase.  These studies suggest that foods that contain antioxidants, protease inhibitors and omega fatty acids contain properties that eliminate free radicals as well as slow down the division of unhealthy...

Acupuncture for Cancer Recovery

Feb 26, 2014

A new UK study has found that acupuncture may help ease fatigue, anxiety and depression in women with breast cancer. The research, which appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, also found that the modality may help enhance quality of life for...

Study Finds Vitamin D May Help Prevent Cancer

Mar 23, 2011

Getting a daily dose of sunshine may do more than lift your mood, a new study has shown. Vitamin D, which our bodies mainly get from sunshine, may have a role to play in preventing certain types of cancer. About the Study A new study recently out of...

Oncology Massage: Supporting Living Well

Jan 09, 2011

It is a sad truth that even the loved ones of cancer patients often feel afraid of hurting their sick loved one with a simple hug or other forms of contact. A hug then means a whole lot more than it used to, and so loved ones refrain, leaving the cancer...

What is Bowel Cancer?

May 21, 2009

The bowel is that part of your digestive system where waste matter is deposited after going through the complex digestive process in your stomach and small intestine. Due to still unknown reasons, abnormal cells may proliferate in the bowel, causing...

High GI Foods & Cancer

Oct 19, 2008

You’ve heard of the health benefits of following a low GI diet but now new research shows that a low GI diet could be more important than ever before. What is the GI? The GI is the Glycaemic Index of food, and it is a score that is applied to different...

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