Bowel cancer screening aims to detect bowel cancer at an early stage (in people with no symptoms), when treatment is more likely to be effective.
Bowel cancer screening can also detect polyps. These are not cancers, but may develop into cancers over time. They can easily be removed, reducing the risk of bowel cancer developing
AGE RANGE :: 60 - 69 (74) years, male and female
NORMAL RESULT: Repeat in 2 years
UNCLEAR RESULT: Repeat test up to two more times
ABNORMAL RESULT: Appointment to discuss colonoscopy (About 2/100)
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