News and events

Screening age for bowel cancer lowered from 60 to 50

After a successful campaign by campaigners the government has agreed to lower the age for screening for bowel cancer from 60 years old to 50 years old. Around 4,500 people were being diagnosed with bowel...

10th August 2018

Become a patient ambassador for cancer research

Are you affected by cancer, whether as a patient or a carer, and live in north or east London? Or do you have a condition that increases your risk of developing cancer (for example, Barrett’s...

7th August 2018

Research study on Crohn’s Disease and diet

Researchers at King’s College London are looking to recruit volunteers for a study on Crohn’s Disease. The study has had ethical approval (Ethical Clearance Reference Number: LRS-17/18-7313). The researchers have designed a new diet and...

6th August 2018

Triumphant Guts UK Team at Prudential Ride London

As our brilliant fundraiser Tony from Worcester said, after his 100 mile soggy cycle ride at the Prudential Ride London on Sunday, “that was some kind of paper round!”. A bit too much rain for everyone’s...

31st July 2018

Together we can change things for others

Husband and wife team, Alex and Nicola first donated to Guts UK when Alex’s father died of pancreatitis in December 2016, just one day before his 60th birthday. So often, families devastated by losing someone,...

25th July 2018

Riding out for more research into stomach cancer

A proud father from Wickford is raising funds for digestive health research in tribute to his father-in-law by taking part in the epic 100m cycle ride across London and the surrounding area on Sunday 29th...

24th July 2018

Prudential Ride London July 29th 2018

Our first ever Guts UK Team rides out in just over a weeks time, 20 inspiring individuals who have been in training for months to achieve the 46 and 100 mile cycle routes across Surrey...

20th July 2018

Bacteria and Good Gut Health: An Expert’s Guide

Gut bacteria are important for gut and overall health. However, there is still a lot we don’t know or understand about our gut bacteria and about what happens when we are ill or something goes...

5th July 2018

Bacteria and gut health