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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Starts Today

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Starts Today!

 

Bowel Cancer Australia’s signature event raising awareness of Australia's second deadliest cancer and funds for the 100% community-funded national charity.

 

Bowel Cancer Australia is dedicated to championing what matters most to people impacted by bowel cancer and empowering everyone affected to live their best life.

 

    • 1-in-14 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer in their lifetime 

    • 15,531 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year (299 a week) 

    • Bowel cancer claims the lives of 5,354 people every year (103 a week) 

    • 1-in-9 new bowel cancer cases diagnosed in people under age 50 (1,716 a year) 

    • Almost 99% of bowel cancer cases can be successfully treated, when detected early 

bowelcanceraustralia.org

Helpline: 1800 727 336 (SCREEN)

 


Contact details:


For an interview with a medical expert or patient contact:
Stephanie Bansemer-Brown – Bowel Cancer Australia
stephanie@bowelcanceraustralia.org   |   0412 915 797

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