Bowel Cancer and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Statistics and information on bowel disease and the impact of these conditions in UK, internationally and how St. Mark's Hospital helps...

Bowel Cancer

St Mark’s offers a variety of specialist services for Bowel Cancer patients:
  • Complex Cancer Clinic is dedicated to the assessment and surgical management of patients with recurrent and advanced pelvic and colorectal cancers.
  • St Mark’s Bowel Cancer Screening Centre is the chosen site for the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • St Mark’s Centre for Familial Intestinal Cancer offers diagnostics and surveillance of patients with a genetic condition associated with bowel cancer.
  • The Lynch Syndrome Clinic looks after patients with Lynch Syndrome. The focus of this service is to provide people and families with lifelong multidisciplinary care with the aim of early diagnosis and prevention of cancer. They work within the Family Cancer Clinic and alongside the Polyposis Registry.
  • Gastrointestinal Consequences Of Cancer is a new and specialist service to help patients with GI problems after pelvic radiation, surgery and chemotherapy offering a range of treatment options.
For more information on St Mark’s Hospital visit:
Information on bowel cancer statistics obtained from Cancer Research UK.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Research in the field of IBD is more important than ever and, at St Mark’s, we are proud to have made significant advances in disease understanding and treatment. Thanks to your generous support of our vital work you have helped fund:
• New therapeutics
• The development and maintenance of, the world’s largest and longest running IBD and cancer surveillance database
• The importance of mental wellbeing for quality of life and symptom control
• Novel and advanced surgical techniques
More information on IBD services via St Mark’s website.
Statistics on IBD obtained from Crohn’s and colitis UK