Research

New research aims to improve emergency surgical care for elderly people

Reducing deaths after emergency surgery for older people after emergency surgery is one of the most urgent challenges facing the […]

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New findings show Vitamin D levels may affect survival after bowel cancer surgery

Research published in the BMJ’s Gut Journal has suggested a link between Vitamin D levels at the time of bowel cancer surgery […]

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Stopping bowel cancer before it starts

Newly funded BDRF research aims to develop tests for precursors to bowel cancer which could help doctors stop tumours from […]

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Could Vitamin D help more people survive bowel cancer?

More people now die of bowel cancer worldwide than any other form of the disease bar lung cancer. Over 40,000 […]

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BDRF awards £200,000 to seed fund medical research into bowel disease

Research is the most potent weapon in our fight against bowel disease. So we’re delighted to announce that this February, […]

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Diverticular disease – raising awareness, improving care.

“At any time in any hospital there will be a patient fighting for their life after emergency surgery, and another […]

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Travelling Research Fellowship winner excited to see ‘different perspective’

Earlier this year BDRF awarded our latest Travelling Research Fellowship – a grant of up to £5,000 for a new […]

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Celebrating 10 years of revolutionary collaborative research

Research collaboratives, made up mainly of trainees and medical students, have proliferated around the country since 2007, reinventing the entire […]

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Ileostomy Research sandpit captures experience & ideas

Last week the Royal College of Surgeons played host to an innovative ‘Sandpit’ discussion on how to improve quality of […]

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Recipe for success with the CReaTE roadshow

CReaTE Roadshow East and West Midlands Colorectal Research and Trial Engagement Aims: To host a day of informative and interesting […]

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