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1 in 5 emergency bowel cancer patients had symptoms before diagnosis

Around one in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed after an emergency presentation have displayed at least one cancer ‘alarm symptom’ in the year leading up to their diagnosis, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.Mr Mark... Read more

29 Sep 2016

UK IBD audit highlights potential huge cost savings of using new biosimilar medicines

A new report into the use of biological therapies to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has found that new biosimilar medicines, which work in the same way as the more expensive existing treatments, are safe and effective for patients and if... Read more

22 Sep 2016

Our ACPGBI President is "getting down to business"

Dear Members - Since my last message, the summer holidays have been and gone and we are all now hard at it back at work. I do hope it has been a restful and enjoyable break for you and your families and that you return with renewed energy to face... Read more

20 Sep 2016

BASO Raven Travelling Fellowship

The award is currently for a maximum of £2,000 and may be awarded to one or several individuals as considered appropriate by the BASO~ACS National Committee when considering the merits of their applications.The Fellowship is open to UK-resident... Read more

8 Sep 2016

Abstract submission now open for 2017 ACPGBI Annual Meeting

Deadline for submission: Friday 13 January 2017 11:00pm GMT2017 categories Colorectal Cancer - diagnosis & endoscopy Colorectal Cancer - tumour biology/markers & genetics Colorectal Cancer - enhanced recovery Colorectal Cancer... Read more

6 Sep 2016