More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus, figures reveal – as leading medic says Britain has become ‘obsessed’ with Covid deaths Figures show there are more people dying from bowel cancer than COVID-19     Professor Karol Sikora, an oncologist, said cancer deaths will start to climb  There are 319 bowel cancer deaths a week … Read more More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus, figures reveal – as leading medic says Britain has become ‘obsessed’ with Covid deaths Figures show there are more people dying from bowel cancer than COVID-19     Professor Karol Sikora, an oncologist, said cancer deaths will start to climb  There are 319 bowel cancer deaths a week … Read more More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

BBC newsreader George Alagiah, 64, reveals his bowel cancer has spread to his lungs

BBC newsreader George Alagiah, 64, reveals his bowel cancer has spread to his lungs and has asked his oncologist when he ‘needs to sort his affairs out’ The BBC’s George Alagiah, 64, has revealed his cancer has spread to his lungs  He was first diagnosed in 2014 and it later spread to his liver and lymph … Read more BBC newsreader George Alagiah, 64, reveals his bowel cancer has spread to his lungs

Lifeline for bowel cancer patients as experts hail game-changing breakthrough drug

Patients ravaged by advanced bowel cancer have been thrown a lifeline – thanks to a breakthrough drug hailed by experts as a game-changer in the fight against the disease. A landmark trial found immunotherapy treatment pembrolizumab, which helps the body attack and kill cancer cells, doubled the length of time it took for the disease to … Read more Lifeline for bowel cancer patients as experts hail game-changing breakthrough drug