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Science Photo Library highlights Colon Cancer through images and illustrations

Photo: Toilet roll on pink background ©SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Great clear image content here for any photo desk or researcher covering Colon cancer. London based Science Photo Library highlighted the disease in a recent newsletter featured a link to a gallery of 96 license-ready Colon cancer medical images and illustrations.
They say: ‘Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and the second biggest cancer killer. Bowel cancer can affect anyone of any age. More than 2,600 new cases are diagnosed each year in people under the age of 50. Knowing the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer can be life-saving as, the earlier the disease is detected, the more likely treatment is to be successful. It’s vital anyone experiencing these symptoms gets checked by their GP: bleeding from your bottom and/or blood in your poo, unexplained change in bowel habit, unexplained weight loss or extreme tiredness for no obvious reason. We also encourage you to have conversations in your family as a third of all new cases are hereditary.’

• If you would like more information on Colon Cancer the charity Bowel Cancer UK has a very informative site – how they save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by this cancer.

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