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Understanding bowel cancer screening

Booklet
Published: 31 Aug 2018
Next review: 31 Aug 2021
Edition: 5
MAC11687_05_N cover image

This booklet is about bowel cancer screening. Bowel cancer screening helps find bowel cancer early, when it has the best chance of being cured.

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Published: 31 Aug 2018
Next review: 31 Aug 2021
Edition: 5

This booklet is about bowel cancer screening. Bowel cancer screening helps find bowel cancer early, when it has the best chance of being cured.

About this booklet

This booklet is about bowel cancer screening. Bowel cancer screening helps find bowel cancer early, when it has the best chance of being cured.

This booklet is for anyone thinking of taking part in a bowel screening test. It also includes information about what the results of a bowel screening test might mean.

Read our online information on bowel screening.

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