Adele Roberts shares health update following treatment for bowel cancer 3 weeks ago

Adele Roberts shares health update following treatment for bowel cancer

She is undergoing a procedure today.

BBC Radio's Adele Roberts has given fans an update following her experience with bowel cancer.


Adele was diagnosed with cancer of the bowel in 2021, but was given the all-clear last year. Today on Instagram, she shared that she will be undergoing a procedure on her anus.

She said: "We’re on the way to the hospital today to have my anal dilation party. The bum’s getting reconnected.

"Well, it’s not. It can’t get reconnected at the moment because it’s not open, it’s not working. So today is the operation where I think they’re gonna do a balloon or something like that to try and get things moving again and get things open."

She continued: "I am definitely going to be put to sleep, so Katie has to accompany me and pick me up – I’m not allowed to drive today. I’m gonna be out of it later, but just checking in."



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Adele then asked her fans to keep their fingers crossed for her.

"Please keep your fingers crossed for me," she said. "I hope eventually I can use my body again, but we shall see."


Adele announced that she was cancer-free in a statement shared on Instagram last year.

It read: "The day I’ve been waiting for. Hearing the words 'you’re free of cancer' absolutely took my breath away. I keep replaying it in my mind.

"It was the most beautiful sound I think I’ve ever heard. Even though I was praying Dr Khan would say that to me I don’t think my head let me believe it until I heard it.

"Everything we’ve been through seems to be swirling around in my body and life feels a bit surreal at the moment… BUT I AM SO GRATEFUL! I am counting my blessings."


You can learn more about bowel cancer on the HSE's website right here.

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