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A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives. A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 22 February 2017

22 February 2017

Jogging the memory with a reminder letter to those who don’t respond to their bowel scope screening invitation could mean more people would take the test. Jogging the memory with a reminder letter to those who don’t respond to their bowel scope screening invitation could mean more people would take the test.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 30 March 2016

30 March 2016

More than half of people invited to take a new bowel cancer screening test didn’t take up the opportunity even though it could prevent the disease & save lives. More than half of people invited to take a new bowel cancer screening test didn’t take up the opportunity even though it could prevent the disease & save lives.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 21 September 2015

21 September 2015

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Almost everyone (98 per cent) who had the new bowel cancer test – soon to become part of the national screening programme – said they were glad to have gone through the experience, according to a study published today (Monday) in the Journal of Medical Screening. Almost everyone (98 per cent) who had the new bowel cancer test – soon to become part of the national screening programme – said they were glad to have gone through the experience, according to a study published today (Monday) in the Journal of Medical Screening.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 18 February 2013

18 February 2013

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The government announced revolutionary new bowel cancer screening after a 16-year clinical trial, revealed that it could save up to 3,000 lives a year. The government announced revolutionary new bowel cancer screening after a 16-year clinical trial, revealed that it could save up to 3,000 lives a year.

by In collaboration with Adfero | News | 5 October 2010

5 October 2010