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Synonyms for bowel

the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

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The report, published in theBritish Journal of Cancer, investigated a link between sitting or lying down and an increased risk of bowel cancer.
Early diagnosis is crucial His pledge comes after meeting people affected by bowel cancer at the launch of Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer's "Spotlight on bowel cancer in Wales: early diagnosis saves lives" report, at The Senedd, Cardiff Bay, on Tuesday, February 6.
A new report from Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer has found that five out of the seven health boards in Wales failed to meet targets on diagnosing patients within eight weeks.
The free 30-minute talk is delivered by a trained health promotion volunteer, who often has a personal connection to bowel cancer.
Claire Donaghy, head of Scotland at Bowel Cancer UK, said:"A key part of our work is educating the public about bowel cancer, in particular the importance of early diagnosis, it really does save lives.
The disease is Scotland's second-biggest cancer killer, and the free 30 minute talk is delivered by a trained volunteer, who often has a personal connection to bowel cancer.
The Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) requires participants to collect one bowel motion sample, rather than the current test which requires samples over three days.
A Bowel screening is used to check for early signs of bowel cancer by looking for hidden traces of blood in your poo.
aspx) beneficial effect on both the course of a bowel disease and accompanying anxiety and depression.
Branches of mesenteric arteries penetrate the serosal and muscular layers of the bowel wall terminating in a submucosal plexus, supplying the bowel in a radial fashion.
Known as the Bowel Scope, it uses a small camera attached to a thin, malleable tube that is used to examine parts of the bowel.
The good cause will work closely with the council to help raise the profile of the disease in the area, from training volunteers in the Northeast about bowel cancer to holding fundraising events.
In addition, the time has come once and for all to forgo routine preoperative mechanical bowel preparation in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
Rising rates of bowel cancer worldwide may be associated with economic development and the adoption of Western lifestyle habits, according to a study published in February in Gut.
Merseyside came bottom of the table when it comes to bowel cancer in particular, with almost 60 per cent of patients diagnosed late, compared with half of bowel cancer patients in East Anglia, which came top.