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Budget 2016: $39 million set aside for national bowel screening programme

A national bowel screening programme will be rolled out after today’s Budget set aside $39.3 million over four years. The Cancer Society made such funding one ... 74 a bowel screening test every two ... read more

Bowel cancer is on the rise in the UK

Bowel cancer is on the rise among the under-50s in the UK, leading to calls to drastically ... launched a screening programme, called bowelscope, to detect signs of cancer for 55 year olds eight years ... read more

Screening detects 200 bowel cancer cases

To date, BowelScreen has invited more than 250,000 men and women aged 60 to 69 for screening and it has had a 45% participation rate. Of the tests carried out ... data from the national colorectal ... read more

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NHS staff shortages ‘will delay Government pledge to lower bowel cancer screening age – putting lives at risk’

Bowel cancer is the 2nd deadliest form of the disease, claiming around 16,000 lives a year. But it CAN be cured, if it's caught early enough. Fewer than one in ten people survive bowel cancer if it's ... read more


Bowel cancer deaths drop by a third in 20 years

In my opinion GPs and patients are becoming more aware of bowel cancer symptoms and acting more quickly than in the past. The national screening programme ... as new and improved bowel screening is ... read more

Over 1,000 waiting for colonoscopy

At the end of February this year, Minister for Health Mary Harney announced a bowel cancer screening programme for the 60 to 69 age group to be rolled out by 2012 ... cancer nurse by calling the Irish ... read more

2,400 people on waiting lists for colonoscopies for over 3 months

Figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund show that waiting lists for the procedure, which is used as an early diagnosis tool for bowel cancer ... months ahead of a national screening ... read more

Victory for The Sun and campaigners as Government lowers bowel cancer screening age from 60 to 50

The FIT test is set to be rolled ... out of FIT as a new bowel screening test from the autumn - a much more convenient and reliable test – we have a real opportunity to reshape our bowel screening ... read more

Many fear bowel cancer is a 'death sentence'

However according to the Irish Cancer Society (ICS ... were eligible for the national bowel cancer screening programme, BowelScreen. It found that almost 25% believe that bowel cancer is a death ... read more

Late diagnosis means more young Kiwis getting bowel cancer

New Zealand has one of the highest incidences of bowel cancer in the world with more than 3000 people diagnosed ... colonoscopies is "an issue" and when the national bowel cancer screening programme ... read more

Heart failure costing State €660m every year, says report

The cost of heart failure to Irish society is €660 million ... He believes the pioneering screening programme being run by St Vincent’s hospital, in Dublin, in conjunction with the Heartbeat Trust ... read more

Liquid biopsies, the Cancer Drugs Fund and bowel cancer

To find out a bit more about this important area, I spoke to our head of policy development ... things that’s happened in bowel cancer in the last five to ten years is the introduction of the ... read more



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