Changes to biosimilar prescribing policy are being considered by the government as part of discussions with the medicines industry, as it develops a new five-year strategic agreement.

Mandatory prescribing of biosimilars to previously untreated patients is just one option being considered in an effort to increase uptake of biosimilars.

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Exercise has far-reaching benefits for bowel cancer patients and for those living beyond bowel cancer. It can help reduce fatigue, increase energy, improve quality of life, and even help with certain side effects of treatment.

Bowel Cancer Australia Advocate, Hollie Fielder has provided some of her favourite warm-up exercises. Perfect for almost any fitness level, they’re great for helping...
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The countdown is on to Red Apple Day 2017 which is a highlight of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month!

Support Bowel Cancer Australia to help save lives and to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with bowel cancer.

Wear your ribbon with pride, sell Bowel Cancer Awareness Ribbons or host an apple themed fundraiser on 21 June 2017 to help raise much needed funds and awareness.

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A person can read all the guide books there are, but there’s nothing quite like a visit to bring a place to life.

That’s not just the case for places like Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef; it’s also true for Bowel Cancer Australia’s incredible Big Bowel.

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Best wishes for a happy and healthy Passover from #BowelCancerAustralia
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Calling all NSW-based runners, walkers and cheerers!

Strathfield Council's Cooks River Fun Run, proudly supporting Bowel Cancer Australia & Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, takes place on Sunday 25 June.

We would love to have as many Bowel Cancer Australia supporters as possible at the event - running, jogging, walking and cheering!

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"Celebrating special days like birthdays and holidays is incredibly difficult.

I never expected to be a widow at age 54 and our retirement plans are in ruins.

But I keep being told 'life goes on' so I am also trying to move on."

It’s been almost four years since Christine's husband Kim passed away from bowel cancer.

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Australia, we have a problem.

In the United States, excess body weight is second only to smoking in terms of modifiable risk factors resulting in death from cancer.

By 2025, it is estimated more Australians will be obese than normal weight.

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Chris learned he had bowel cancer at the age of 54.

Despite everything he knew about mental health, he still struggled following his diagnosis.

“My advice to anyone else going through this is to give yourself sufficient time to adjust to the changes in your body,” Chris said.

“Seek support early [and] use every service that is made available to you. Most importantly - be kind to...
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With just under 2 months until Bowel Cancer Awareness Month (1-30th June) now is the perfect time to register your interest.

Find out how you can support Bowel Cancer Australia this June, & raise much needed funds and awareness in your local community, with family and friends, in your workplace, at school, or in your Hospital, GP Surgery, Pharmacy or Health Care Centre.

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Long-term antibiotic use may increase the risk of abnormal growths in the colon and rectum, US research reveals.

Bowel Cancer Australia Director, Associate Professor Graham Newstead AM said "It does seem to indicate that people who have too many antibiotics might be at more risk of of getting polyps than people who have less of them"

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Participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) has risen slightly, although it remains low according to the latest data released. #bowelcanceraustralia [ Bowelcanceraustralia.org Link ]
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Bowel Cancer Australia is dedicated to encouraging people to talk openly about living with bowel cancer and raising awareness of the disease. The help of the Peer-to-Peer Support Network members is invaluable as they know, better than anyone, the importance of our objectives. You can read our patient and loved ones stories at [ Bowelcanceraustralia.org Link ]
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Is bowel cancer in your genes?

One in four bowel cancer cases diagnosed are due to a family history, hereditary contribution or a combination of both.

Genetic mutations have been identified as the cause of inherited cancer risk in some bowel cancer-prone families, resulting in up to 6% of inherited bowel cancer cases overall.

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Thank you Anton Enus SBS, presenter on SBS World News and Bowel Cancer Australia Ambassador, for sharing your personal experience with bowel cancer to raise awareness about Australia's second biggest cancer killer.

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It is the most common form of hereditary bowel cancer and is caused by a fault in a gene (known as the 'mismatch repair' gene) that normally functions to protect a person from getting cancer.

According to a new health report released by Lynch Syndrome Australia this week, more than 80,000 Australians are unaware that they carry the ‘faulty’ gene.

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In the lead up to International Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day (22 March 2017), Bowel Cancer Australia is encouraging all Australians to better understand their bowel cancer family history.

"My father was later diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome (HNPCC), so my family has since gone through genetic testing, another process which helped shape us into the people we are today" said Eve.

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May your heart be light and happy, may your smile be big and wide, and may your pockets always have a coin or two inside! - Irish proverb

Bowel Cancer Australia wishes everyone, Irish or not, a very Happy St Patrick’s Day!

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Many people talk about a feeling of ‘the circus leaving town’ in the days and weeks after active treatment finishes.

As your family and friends return to their own daily routines, it can be hard for you to fit back into your old life and you may start to reflect on everything that has happened to you.

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