Anyone is subject to any type of cancer. However, your chances may increase if you have any risk factors associated with cancer.
As far as bowel cancer is concerned, the Cancer Research UK says that factors including age, family history, being obese, unhealthy food habits, low physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption can increase risk of developing the disease.
If you have underlying health conditions like diabetes, gallstones, and acromegaly, then again you can be prone to the illness.
Make sure you get yourself tested and screened regularly to avoid delay in diagnosis and treatment.