Monday 20 March 2017
Many people are left with inconvenient symptoms following rectal surgery, but this is not a price to pay for making a recovery from cancer and help is at hand.
In this article, our Head Nurse Charlotte Dawson looks at Anterior Resection Syndrome (ARS) - sometimes referred to as Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS) - a set of symptoms experienced by many patients following rectal cancer surgery. She describes what it is and what treatments are available: https://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/news-hub/dont-suffer-silence/
Monday 13 March 2017
A bowel cancer diagnosis can come as a big shock and you may have difficulty remembering the information you are given.
We have a list of questions to ask when you meet with your specialist - covering areas such as diagnosis, treatment options, surgery, effects of surgery and further support: understanding-bowel-cancer/diagnosis/questions-you-should-ask-after-diagnosis/