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About bowel cancer
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What is cancer?
We'll talk you through the basics, including:
The types of cancer
The causes of cancer
The definition of cancer
Information and support on rarer cancers
How doctors diagnose cancer depends on the type of cancer they're testing for.
X-rays & scans
Treatments for cancer vary. Find out what they are, how they're effective and what their side effects are.
Biological & drug therapies
Side-effects of cancer treatment
Complementary & alternative
Learn about our Daffodil Centres offering in-person, one-on-one information and support in hospitals across Ireland.
Find out more about our Cancer Nurseline staffed by specialist cancer nurses.
Learn about palliative care and how to get the support you need.
If your child or teenager has been diagnosed with cancer, we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support or need to understand the basics.
Read more about the signs of cancer. It could save your life.
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For more information on cancer types, tests, treatments, side-effects and how to cope, visit our publications section.
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