Research

Leading specialists call for ‘pause for reflection’ on new method of rectal cancer surgery

The Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) have urged surgeons to pause the use of a new […]

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ACPGBI 2020 – Virtual Research session highlights ‘resilience & resourcefulness’

ACPGBI’s annual conference had to take place online this year, for reasons that are now all too familiar. Despite the […]

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Not ‘just a hernia’ – the complication costing lives

Hernias are common. Although often seen as minor – they can obstruct the bowel which can prove fatal. The results […]

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2020

‘The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry’ – Robert Burns.  April 2020 wasn’t supposed to be […]

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Covid 19 – Important information from BDRF

Grant holders We recognise that the ongoing Covid 19 outbreak is placing unprecedented strain on NHS resources and personnel. In […]

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COVIDSURG collaborative launched to tackle pandemic

Research and international collaboration will be crucial in beating back the novel coronavirus and mitigating its impact on our health […]

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Helping patients recover after bowel surgery

Having bowel surgery is a big deal. Recovering afterwards takes time, and there are hurdles and pitfalls along the way. […]

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IBD Newcastle

This March, we’re heading to Newcastle for a one day conference on IBD surgery. This conference will bring together the […]

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Associate Surgical Specialty Leads – championing a new generation of colorectal researchers

Since 2013, BDRF has joint-funded a Royal College of Surgeons surgical specialty lead (SSL) in bowel disease. Like our joint […]

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Survey data released for advanced rectal cancer

It’s now well known that when caught early, bowel cancer is very treatable. Unfortunately however, of the 14,000 cases of rectal […]

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