April is bowl cancer awareness month


    Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, with 1 in 20 people developing it during their lifetime. However 98% of people diagnosed will survive if the cancer is found early. Early diagnosis saves lives

    Symptoms

    Symptoms of bowel cancer can include a change in your normal bowel habit or blood in your poo. They can also be symptoms for other conditions, but it’s important to see your doctor.

    Find out more about Bowel Cancer, including the signs & symptoms, treatment screening & support

    Bowl cancer UK

    NHS Advice giving information on the signs and symptoms and when to seek medical advice

    Cancer research UK

    Macmillan Cancer Support


    Tameside and Glossop

    Macmillan information and support service

    Tameside Macmillan Unit

    Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

    Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 9RW

    Email Macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk

    Call 0161 922 5640

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    Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm 

    (Except Bank Holidays).

    Drop-in service, no appointment needed. However please contact us first if you are making a special journey, to ensure someone is available to see you.