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Find a life worth enjoying, take risks, love deeply, have no regrets and always, always have rebellious hope. And finally, check your poo – it could just save your life

Dame Deborah James

The Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK was set up to continue the incredible legacy of Dame Deborah James.

We fund cutting-edge research into early detection and personalised medicine, raise awareness of signs and symptoms and tackle the stigmas around cancer with unflinching honesty so we can give more people affected by cancer more time with the people they love. 

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Dame Deborah James was a huge supporter of Race for Life and we're thrilled that this year, you can Race for the Bowelbabe Fund to continue Deborah's incredible legacy. 

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Play your part

Your support allows us to continue our work. Help us give more people affected by cancer more time with the people they love by donating today. 

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Make a difference

Whether it's baking a cake, running, walking or hosting a fundraiser in your workplace, there are loads of ways you can stick two fingers up to cancer today. 

£11.3m

raised so far

5

innovative projects funded

Millions

of lives reached

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