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Gastroenterology Nursing

News and practice for gastroenterology nurse specialists

Beating Bowel Cancer

Charity praises specialist nurses for bowel cancer care


Two colorectal clinical nurse specialists have won national charity awards for their work with bowel cancer patients.

Cancer Research UK

Poorer patients ‘less likely’ to have new bowel cancer test


Patients from less affluent backgrounds will need more encouragement than others to take up invitations for a new bowel cancer screening test, a study has indicated.

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