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bowel:

see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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bowel

[bau̇l]
(anatomy)
The intestine.

bowel

1. an intestine, esp the large intestine in man
2. innards; entrails
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It's aimed at men and women aged 60-74 years to encourage them to take part in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening programme.
We hope it helps men and women view bowel cancer screening as a normal part of looking after their health, and encourages them to complete the test kit.
Men are at much higher risk and 95 per cent of bowel cancer cases are in over-50s.
leaving her with just weeks to live - and the country is united with a mix of admiration ancer "At Bowel Cancer UK, we were all saddened to hear the news of Lynda L Bellingham's diagnosis of advanced bowel cancer," agrees Deborah Alsina, chief executive at Bowel Cancer UK.
In a primary analysis published earlier this year, investigators found no benefit to mechanical bowel preparation with regard to the operative field quality.
Usually, a tiny camera is inserted into the bowel via the rectum.
Although the reasons for this rise are not clear, the reality is that medical practitioners and parents alike need to be better informed about how inflammatory bowel disease may present in a young person, and the myriad repercussions that such a diagnosis may have.
Symptoms of bowel cancer, which can start anywhere in the large or small intestine, include blood in your stools, an unexplained change in your bowel habits, such as prolonged diarrhoea or constipation, and unexplained weight loss.
The C List has been published to coincide with April's Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to draw more attention to this form of the disease - the second biggest killer of all cancers.
SCIENTISTS in Birmingham have discovered a diet high in iron-rich red meat can trigger bowel cancer in people with a faulty gene.
Computed tomography (CT) has become an indispensable tool for evaluating the small bowel in both the outpatient and emergency room settings, replacing the radiographic small-bowel follow-through (SBFT) examination in most instances.