Welcome to the Bowel Cancer UK forum, a place for anyone affected by bowel cancer to ask questions, share their experiences and support each other.

Coronavirus support

Get information and support, as well as ask questions and share your tips during the coronavirus outbreak

Welcome to our forum

A space for new members to introduce themselves and say hello.

Just diagnosed

If you've recently been diagnosed with bowel cancer, post your experiences, concerns and questions here.

Bowel cancer treatment and side effects

A place to ask questions and advice about your treatment and what to expect

Wellness during and after treatment

Tips, new ideas and even recipes to maintain a healthy body and lifestyle.

Life with bowel cancer

Share your experiences and chat to others who are living with bowel cancer. Also chat about any issues or changes to your life since having bowel cancer.

Younger people with bowel cancer

For bowel cancer patients aged under 50 to talk to others about issues that may affect them.

Stage 4 bowel cancer

For people diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer to talk about any issues affecting them.

Life beyond bowel cancer

A place for people who have finished all their treatment. This is where you can discuss topics such as the physical and emotional after effects of bowel cancer, worries about yearly scans and going back to work.

Relatives and friends

If a relative or close friend has bowel cancer, you might like to talk to others and ask any questions here. For our private caregiver support group, please scroll down the page.

When bowel cancer returns

If your cancer has returned it may help to talk to others who have been through a similar experience

General discussion

Feel free to talk about anything related to bowel cancer

Research & involvement

Find out about research projects, clinical trials and other activities that you can take part in.

Caregiver support

A private group for relatives, friends and carergivers to discuss issues specifically affecting them as they deal with their loved one’s diagnosis and treatment.

Bereavement support

A private group for family and friends who have lost a loved one to bowel cancer to support each other.