Awareness saves lives

It's vital to be aware of the symptoms of colon cancer - the UK's biggest cancer of non-smokers - which is treatable if detected early

Get yourself screened, properly and regularly for colon cancer

Have you been screened for colon cancer? Here's all you need to know


Author: Kate Sanday

Support ground-breaking research

Help us support ground-breaking research improving the early diagnosis and treatment of this preventable cancer


Author: Kate Sanday

Raise funds for 40tude

Thinking of taking on a personal challenge in support of 40tude - or organising your own fundraising event? Find out more here


Author: Kate Sanday

Our impact


biggest cancer killer in the UK


raised to date


years of innovative partnerships

40tude's Ambassadors Gregor Townsend MBE and Andy Nicol

We’re honoured that the legendary Scottish rugby half-backs Andy Nicol and Gregor Townsend have reunited to become Ambassadors to 40tude to help cure bowel cancer in memory of their former teammate, the late Tom Smith


Author: Kate Sanday

Latest News

  • Screening for people with Lynch Syndrome

    We're delighted by the news today, that people with Lynch Syndrome will be screened regularly by the NHS. 40tude is proud to be supporting the National Lynch Syndrome Cancer Prevention Study at St. Mark's, helping to identify those with Lynch Syndrome in the UK Read more

  • Freya is running the Copenhagen Marathon

    Please show your support to our brilliant supporter Freya Sandberg who will run the Copenhagen Marathon - her very first marathon - in May for 40tude, in memory of Saul Neale, who sadly passed away from bowel cancer in November 2022. Keep up with her progress here! Read more

  • The Long Run - 3 marathons in 2 days!

    Seven of the “Try to the Final" team who swam, ran, rowed, and cycled their way from London to Paris in October 2023 are coming together again in May 2024 to run 78.6 miles (three marathons!) from Gloucester RFC to Northampton RFC in time for the Gallagher Premiership match at the Cinch Franklin Gardens on the evening of Friday 10th May Read more

Our Challenges

  • Don't miss our next big adventure.. in Japan!

    In September 2024 we’re offering an opportunity to experience one of Japan’s best kept secrets: trekking in the stunning Northern Japanese Alps.  Set to be 40tude's toughest and most unique expedition yet. Find out more about this exciting challenge here Read more