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Bowel Cancer Screening

Bowel cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in Australia, and about 90 Australians die each week from the disease. Bowel cancer can be treated successfully if detected in its early stages, but currently fewer than 40 per cent of bowel cancers are detected early.

Screening tests are check-ups done to detect cancer early. Colon or Bowel cancer screening can reduce the risk of death from bowel cancer in people over 50.

Click here to find out more about National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

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