Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Ross-shire IV54 8YQ
Telephone: 01520 722215
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Every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer and it’s Scotland’s second biggest cancer killer but it shouldn’t be. It’s treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone survives bowel cancer if diagnosed at the earliest stage however this drops significantly as the disease develops. Early diagnosis really does save lives. Being aware of the key symptoms and visiting your GP if things don’t feel right can help increase chances of an early diagnosis.
The symptoms of bowel cancer can include:
Most people with these symptoms don’t have bowel cancer. Other health problems can cause similar symptoms. If you have one or more of these, or if things just don’t feel right, see your GP. For more information visit https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk