Helpline
Speak to a registered nurse.
Call the Beating Bowel Cancer Helpline
(9-5:30 Mon - Thu, 9-4 Fri)

020 8973 0011

or email nurse@beatingbowelcancer.org

Nurse frequently asked questions

Watch Louisa, our Senior Nurse Advisor, answering your most frequently asked questions.

  1. I’ve received a screening test in the post. What do you think about bowel cancer screening?
  2. What are the symptoms of bowel cancer?
  3. I am having symptoms, what should I do?
  4. What will happen when I go to my GP?
  5. I have been recently diagnosed with bowel cancer, can you tell me what happens next?
  6. What will my treatment for bowel cancer be?
  7. I am worried that I will have lots of side-effects and won’t be able to cope
  8. What does it mean if my cancer has returned?
  9. Can I ask for a second opinion?
  10. My main treatment is over, what now?
  11. Does bowel cancer run in families?
  12. I’ve received a screening test in the post. What do you think about bowel cancer screening?

 


I’ve received a screening test in the post. What do you think about bowel cancer screening?


What are the symptoms of bowel cancer?


I am having symptoms, what should I do?


What will happen when I go to my GP?


I have been recently diagnosed with bowel cancer, can you tell me what happens next?


What will my treatment bowel cancer be?


I am worried that I’ll have lots of side-effects and won’t be able to cope


What does it mean if my cancer has returned?


Can I ask for a second opinion?


My main treatment is over – what now?


Does bowel cancer run in families?