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What are the symptoms of bowel cancer? (check here) by Bowel Cancer UK   
HRT before surgery by cazza20    Last reply: by Siona
Follow Up After chemo by Lydia    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
COC and eligibility for trials by jandals    Last reply: by jandals
Chemo side effects by ClareJ    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Self isolation after surgery? by Cats    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
CEA seemingly always less than 2 by Calleyh    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Why are CT scans used to check the liver and the lungs for metastasis by Jogey    Last reply: by Jogey
Rectal cancer by Crib    Last reply: by Crib
Waiting for operation by just now    Last reply: by just now
Full feeling and feeling of tightness around upper abdomen by just now    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Positive fit test by sabr    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
A little help by Marnypots    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Stage 4 by JulieL    Last reply: by JulieL
1st anniversary colonoscopy by lizzyb27    Last reply: by lizzyb27
First Post op scan by Ddd    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Too much morphine by zen127006    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Routine blood tests by Siona    Last reply: by Siona