Be Clear on Cancer

Bowel Cancer

Knowing the symptoms of bowel cancer could save your life, If you have any concerns or if things just don’t feel right, make an appointment to see your doctor.

  • Bleeding from your bottom and/or blood in your poo
  • A change in bowel habit lasting for three weeks
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Extreme tiredness for no obvious reason
  • A pain or lump in your tummy

Download a symptoms diary to prepare you for when you see your doctor:

Bowel Cancer UK:

Bowel Cancer Screening:

Simple bowel cancer home testing kit to be offered to all men and women aged 60-74 - see link:


Beating Bowel Cancer:

Skin Cancer

Increase your awareness about skin cancer prevention and early detection of changes in moles.

Dermatologists have identified that 8 out of 10 people are failing to adequately apply sunscreen before going out in the sun.

Key messages are:

  • Be sun aware - use sun screen before going out into the sun
  • Be mole aware – monitor existing moles for changes


Skin Cancer Awareness: ABCD for checking moles. Click here to download this leaflet

Be sun smart:

Detecting skin cancer:

Patient Information:


British Association of Dermatologists:

Sun awareness from Macmillan:

Skin Cancer from Cancer Research UK: