More than 23,000 men are diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK each year, making it the third most common cancer in men. This December Bowel Cancer UK are launching Decembeard fundraising campaign.
All you need to do is clean shave on 30 November and let your facial fuzz grow throughout December. Already bearded? No problem – dye, ditch or decorate your beard to join the campaign.
Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer. However, it shouldn’t be as it is treatable and curable if diagnosed early.
Bowel cancer screening is offered to people aged 60 and should arrive in the post. If you want to know more about screening visit here.
More than 90% of people with bowel cancer have one of the following combinations of symptoms:
If you have any of these symptoms then speak with your GP. You can find out more about bowel cancer here.