Bowel Cancer Screening
Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world.
Bowel cancer is the third most common type of newly diagnosed cancer in Australia.
15,253 Australians are told they have bowel cancer each year, including 2,186 people under the age of 55.
55% diagonsed are male with a 90% chance of survival if found early enough.
Bowel cancer often develops without any warning signs.
Screening for bowel cancer is therefore recommended from age 50,and repeated every 1-2 years for people at average risk in accordance with medical guidelines.
DON’T WAIT until you have symptons
We have test kits available in the surgery, next visit ask your Dr or the nurse.
Its FREE to over 50’s.