Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed with the UK, with approximately 25,000 new cases diagnosed per year.
Treatment for bowel cancer may include a combination of surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, however treatment will vary depending to the extent of the cancer at diagnosis.
The Colorectal Cancer Unit at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is one of the largest units in the United Kingdom treating approximately 450 cases per year.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust also provides Bowel Cancer Screening via the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
- Colon cancer
- Rectal cancer
- Anal cancer (Specialist MDT linking with Ipswich NHS Trust & James Paget NHS Trust)
|Colorectal Consultants||Clinical Nurse Specialists|
|Mr Ahmed El-Hadi||Rebecca Evans|
|Mr Adam Stearns||Gee-Bee Cain|
|Mr Chris Speakman||Donna Ramsay|
|Mr Irshad Shaikh||Sara Wilkinson|
|Mr James Hernon||Anna Wordley|
|Mr Richard Wharton||Natasha Thomson|
|Mr Sandeep Kapur|
|To contact your Clinical Nurse Specialist, please call 01603 287828|
|Oncology Consultants||Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist|
|Dr Debashis Biswas||Siobhan Falco (Onc)|
|Dr Gaurav Kapur||Amanda Hawes|
|Dr Daniel Epurescu||Nicola Ritchie|
|Dr Andrew Ho|
|To contact your Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, please call 01603 289740|
|Nicky Picton||ICP Frances Sharp|
|Harriet Rose||MDT coordinator: Karen Utting|
Patient Support Services
Bowel Cancer Support Group
This local support group meets four times a year (Mondays) at the NNUH providing support and advice for patients and their families/ carers who have treatment for bowel cancer. For dates see NNUH website or ring Colorectal Specialist Nurses on 01603 287828