Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Help Beat Bowel Cancer

June 7 2022

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Let’s raise awareness of Australia’s second deadliest cancer. Bowel cancer claims the lives of 101 Australians every week (5,255 people a year) – but it’s one of the most treatable types of cancer if found early. While the risk of bowel cancer increases significantly with age, the disease doesn’t...


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June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

June 7 2021

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, our friends at Bowel Cancer Australia’s signature event to raise awareness of Australia’s second deadliest cancer and funds for the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. Bowel cancer claims the lives of 103 Australians every...


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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

September 6 2017

Bowel Cancer is Australia’s number 2 cause of cancer deaths, so don’t ignore number 2! It is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in Australia and around 80 Australians die from the disease every week. Bowel cancer develops in the wall or lining of the colon. It begins when cells grow too quickly, forming...


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