The Charity was set up by family and friends of Stephen Johns, who after a short battle with bowel cancer died at the young age of 26.
The charity aims to carry on his legacy, Stephen lived with a smile on his face and a glint in his eye living everyday to the full.
THE BOWEL CANCER STAR OF HOPE
Launched during the 2011 bowel cancer awareness month campaign. The 'Star of Hope' badge was launched in conjunction with leading bowel cancer charities.
We launched this campaign to help raise awareness of bowel cancer in men and women of all ages. The campaign has grown year on year and is supported by past and present managers and players from the football league
Our golf day is held at Shooters Hill Golf Club which is situated in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in South East London. Teams of 3 are joined by a former sportsmen on the day to play this challenging parkland course, requiring accurate shots to high quality greens, in order to score well.
The Mr Brightside Project was set up by family and friends in memory of Stephen Johns who after a short battle against bowel cancer died at the young age of 26. The Charity aims to carry on his legacy, Stephen lived his life with a smile on his face and a glint in his eye living everyday to the full.
If bowel cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, the chance of surviving a further five years is 90%, and a complete cure is usually possible. However, bowel cancer diagnosed in its most advanced stage only has a five-year survival rate of 6% and a complete cure is unlikely.
Symptoms of bowel cancer
Bleeding from the bottom without obvious reason, or blood in your poo
A persistent change in bowel habit to looser or more frequent bowel movements
Unexplained weight lose
Extreme tiredness for no obvious reason
Pain or Lump
A lump in your tummy or tummy pain, especially if it's severe
Chances are it won't be bowel cancer. But if you're concerned, it's better to play safe
Help us raise awareness of bowel cancer for men & women of all ages. All of your donation is used to raise awareness.