Bowel Cancer

All you need for awareness and diet

Face the freaky facts

  • Did you know 1 in 12 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer before the age of 85!
  • Bowel Cancer is the second largest cause of cancer deaths in Australia!
  • Of 277 cases of bowel cancer that are diagnosed every week, 77 die will die from it.

What is bowel cancer?

When the inner lining of the large bowel grows cancer it is called bowel cancer. Bowel Cancer develops from the growth of polyps. Polyps are a range of different sizes are are flat or mushroom shaped. Polyps can by harmless but they can become cancerous over months or years.

If bowel cancer is untreated it will grow into more layers of the bowel, spreading to glands. If the cancer continues to grow it can expand into major organs and lead to death.

How is Bowel Cancer caused?

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Examples Of Suitable Meals

You need to take caution with the foods you can eat. These meals are great examples of food that should be eaten.

You need to eat lots of fibre to flush out your system. Below is delicious foods which benefit and taste good.

Make sure you can try to prevent the early symptoms of bowel cancer

Getting bowel cancer can be caused by a range of things including

Lifestyle Factors

  • Being overweight
  • Little Physical Activities
  • High fat diet
  • Drinking to much alcohol
  • Smoking
Family History
  • If bowel cancer runs in your family tree you automatically have a higher risk of getting it

Already have bowel disease

  • If you all ready have bowel diseases like Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis it increases your risk.

Whole-wheat rainbow pasta with mince and pea sauce

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Serves 5


  • 5 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic grated
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 250g beef mince
  • Pinch of ground pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 packet of whole wheat rainbow pasta
  • 1 jar of tomato puree
  • ¼ cup of peas
  • Fresh Basil leaf
  • ½ cup shaved parmesan


· 2 saucepans

· Two wooden spoons

· Knife

· Strainer

· Grater

· Bowel


1. Turn your stove to medium

2. Pour oil into a saucepan and add garlic and onion. Cook till onion is transparent.

3. Add mince into pot, use wooden spoon to break it up.

4. Tip in ground pepper, salt and chilli. Wait for the mince to go brown.

5. Pour the jar of tomato puree into the saucepan and add peas. Stir for 4 minutes then turn stove off.

6. Turn on another stove in a separate saucepan, fill it with water. Wait until boiled.

7. Poor in the pasta. Cook for 8-10 minutes. Stir every minute.

8. Strain pasta when cooked then place into a bowel.

9. Add your sauce on top of the pasta then add parmesan and basil.

10. Serve and Enjoy!

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