Understanding colon cancer

Find out how colon cancer is diagnosed, treated and how it might affect your life.

  • What is cancer?

    There are more than 200 different kinds of cancer, each with its own name and treatment.

  • The bowel

    The bowel is part of our digestive system and is made up of the small bowel and the large bowel.

  • Signs and symptoms of colon cancer

    If you have any unusual symptoms or changes to the bowel area that are worrying you, tell your GP.

Bowel cancer explained

Consultant Clinical Oncologist Amen Sibtain explains what bowel cancer is, including colon and rectal cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Bowel cancer explained

Consultant Clinical Oncologist Amen Sibtain explains what bowel cancer is, including colon and rectal cancer.

About our cancer information videos