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If you have a question for our nurses, please post it here or email nurse@bowelcanceruk.org.uk. Typically you will receive a response within 2-4 working days. Please note this is for non-urgent enquiries only. If you are feeling unwell please contact your hospital team or GP.

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What are the symptoms of bowel cancer? (check here) by Bowel Cancer UK   
Husband newly diagnosed by claire73   
Follow up by Tinkletot    Last reply: by Tinkletot
CEA and staging by Meech35    Last reply: by Meech35
Staging Change? by Cathy13    Last reply: by Cathy13
Staging and lymph nodes by louise05    Last reply: by louise05
CT scan clear but CEA Rising, going for a PET Scan-anxious by Johnasset    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Chemoradiotherapy success by Pb    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Hair colour by ChrisLay    Last reply: by ChrisLay
Legalities by Floss07    Last reply: by Floss07
Cancer in caecum by Chipper03    Last reply: by Chipper03
Swollen ankles by Wanderlust83    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Hickman line by maureen    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Colonoscopy risks by red1mot    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Capsule antibiotics after lower anterior resection by Poppies    Last reply: by Poppies
Treatment options: Stage 4 bowel cancer with mets to lungs by PaulFromLondon    Last reply: by PaulFromLondon
Stoma reversal by shirley71    Last reply: by shirley71
burning arms by dc1    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor