Bowel cancer describes cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on the cancer’s exact location, it is also referred to as colon or rectal cancer. The serious condition is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, with around 42,900 cases diagnosed yearly.
Adele told ITV’s Good Morning Britain (GMB): “It was a shock; I didn’t realise I could get cancer and I know that sounds silly.
“Because now I know it can happen to anyone at any age.
“But I was pretty much vegetarian, I ran all the time, I tried to keep fit and well and eat the right things.
“I started to notice my digestion started to get a little bit funny.”