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    How to deal with cancer diagnosis?

    I've currently been diagnosed stage III cancer, I am very sad. Life is short without a notice
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    Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We … View Profile

    Thank you for your post.

    Being diagnosed with bowel cancer can be an incredible shock and feeling sad is a very normal response. 

    However, please do know that Bowel Cancer Australia has lots of resources and support services to help you through your diagnosis and treatment.

    Some initial resources that you may find helpful can be found at

    Please do also feel free to get in contact with Bowel Cancer Australia's friendly Bowel Care Advisory Services team, and one of our friendly Bowel Care Nurses would be very happy to get in contact with you and to answer any questions you may have.

    You can send your contact details through to us using the web form available at and a member of our team will be in touch.

    We look forward to receiving your questions and to offering you some tailored advice.

    Kind Regards,
    The team at Bowel Cancer Australia

    Please Note: The information provided by Bowel Cancer Australia’s Nurse and Nutritionist Advisory Services is intended for Australian residents as a reference guide only. It is not a substitute for independent professional advice and is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or disorder.

    If you believe your symptoms are consistent with those of bowel cancer or a digestive illness, please consult your doctor.

    Bowel Cancer Australia, its directors, officers or medical professionals shall not be liable to any person, company or any other body for any loss, direct or indirect or consequential on whatsoever account for any omission or negligent misstatement.

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