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New Bowel Cancer Screening Test

9 Jun 16

Public Health England has announced a new bowel cancer home testing kit that tests for hidden blood in stool samples, will be rolled out across England.

Following a successful pilot involving 40,000 people, the UK National Screening Committee recommended the test should be rolled out nationally.  The test will now be offered to all men and women aged 60 to 74, every 2 years. Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Programmes for the UK National Screening Committee…

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