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Bowel Cancer

Excess baggage

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In this 'Speaking From Experience' video clip, participants share their stories of living with a permanent colostomy. Most people who have surgery for bowel cancer will not need a colostomy. Some patients will need a temporary colostomy after the operation, while others will need a permanent colostomy if the cancer is low in the bowel. 

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