Hundreds of patients are being asked to help trial a test that could detect or rule out bowel cancer without the need for hospital investigations.
The test could one day mean that people showing possible bowel cancer symptoms would no longer require a colonoscopy or a CT scan.
“It would provide much faster results, be available in primary care and be much cheaper than current hospital tests.”Professor Dean Harris, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Singleton Hospital
17th December 2019
Hundreds of patients are being asked to help trial a test that could detect or rule out bowel cancer without the need for hospital investigations.Read More
13th August 2019
The new test, called FIT – faecal immunochemical test – was introduced in 2017 and uptake has risen from 55.4% to 63.9%, the first time national uptake has been higher than the standard of 60%.Read More
11th July 2019
The Scottish Bowel Screening Programme recently received some great feedback from a patient, thanking them for their work on Bowel Cancer detection.Read More