Bowel cancer helplines

Use our helplines to find more information and advice on bowel cancer

NHS Choices – Bowel Cancer

Screening Programme Helpline: 0800 707 60 60

nhs.uk

Screening

Find everything you need to know about bowel cancer including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.

Bowel Cancer UK

bowelcanceruk.org.uk

Screening

Never too young

Bowel Cancer UK aims to save lives and improve the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer Information

bowelcancer.tv

Information on Bowel Cancer from leading specialists.

McMillan Cancer Support

Helpline: 0808 808 0000 to speak to a specialist nurse

macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. One in three of us will get cancer. We are all affected by cancer. We can all help. We are Macmillan.

As treatments improve, more and more people are living with cancer in their daily lives. This means they need more than medical help, they also need practical, emotional and financial support.

Cancer Help UK

Helpline: 0808 800 4040 to speak to a specialist nurse

cancerhelp.org.uk

CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. This section of CancerHelp UK tells you about bowel cancer (colorectal cancer). It includes information about causes and symptoms of bowel cancer, tests and treatment, living with bowel cancer, and current research.

Teenage Cancer Trust

Tel: 020 7612 0370

teenagecancertrust.org

Around six young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. They need expert treatment and support from the moment they hear the word ‘cancer.’ We’re the only charity dedicated to making this happen. We bring young people together so they can be treated together, by teenage cancer experts, in the best place for them.

Bladder and Bowel Community (Formerly Bladder & Bowel Foundation)

Medical Helpline: 0800 031 5412

General Enquiries: 01926 357220www.bladderandbowel.org

At the Bladder & Bowel Community, we help support the millions of people in the UK who are living with conditions that affect their bladder or bowel. Whether you have a condition yourself or are a relative, friend or carer of someone who does then you’ll find all the support, information, guidance and help you need. You’ll discover a fantastic community spirit here and through our carefully selected partnerships, we’ll help provide products and services to assist in managing your condition. If you’re new to the site then start with the bladder or bowel sections and if you’ve got a question why not ask in our community forum?

More information and advice on our helplines pages