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April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in the UK

March is over here in the United States, but in the United Kingdom, April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). Bowel Cancer UK established April as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month ten years ago.  This year Bowel Cancer UK health promotion officers will be going to workplaces and community centers to raise awareness of colorectal cancer symptoms, encourage early detection, and tell people how to get screened.  Their 140 person team will be running in the London Marathon and a Bringing Up the Rear Walk is scheduled for April 18th in Hyde Park. Bowel Cancer UK will also be launching Check It, a program to raise the public profile of bowel cancer