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Beating Bowel Cancer

Organisation name
Beating Bowel Cancer
Description
Beating Bowel Cancer is a national charity for those affected by bowel cancer. We are dedicated to raising awareness of the symptoms to promote early diagnosis and ultimately save lives from this disease.

Beating Bowel Cancer provides essential support services to bowel cancer patients and their families via a confidential nurse helpline giving telephone and email support, a national patient-to-patient support group, web forum and an unparalleled range of patient information booklets for patients and healthcare professionals.

We are the leading voice in bowel cancer to ensure the patients’ perspective is always heard, and campaign for open access to treatment for all bowel cancer patients.
Street address
Harlequin House
7 High Street,
City/Town
Teddington
Postcode
TW11 8EE
Main Phone No
08450 719300
Fax
020 8943 0629
Helpline Number
08450 719 301
Helpline: Hours of operation
9am to 5pm
Main Contact: Name
Lilian Wiles
Main Contact: Job Title
Head of Patient Services
Is this a national or local organisation?
National
Is there a local support network?
Yes
Details of support network
Patient Voices is a national support network for bowel cancer patients and their relatives. Patient Voices provide patient-to-patient support to other bowel cancer patients and also raise awareness of bowel cancer. Anybody wishing to join the Patient Voices group or who is interested in receiving patient-to-patient support should contact the Patient Voices Coordinator on 08450 719 300
Does the organisation provide free publications or leaflets?
Yes
Details of publications and leaflets
Range of free booklets and leaflets covering diagnosis, treatment (surgery and chemotherapy), diet advice and screening advice
Does the organisation publish a newsletter?
Yes
Details of newsletter
3 times a year - free of charge for those on mailing list
Does the organisation fund research?
No