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Awareness key to boosting bowel cancer survival rate

Bowel Cancer Isle of Man wants more Manx residents to recognise signs

Recognising the early signs of bowel cancer is vital to increasing survival rates.

That's the message from the chair of the Bowel Cancer Isle of Man charity following the awareness month for the illness.

Between 50 and 80 people are diagnosed with the condition every year on the Island.

Heather Norman founded the organisation 10 years ago after surviving bowel cancer:

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