Screening to reduce or prevent bowel cancer requires expert endoscopists who look into the bowel and find cancers or signs that a patch of bowel (a polyp or adenoma) might develop into cancer.
NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
Bowel scope screening helps reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer.
10 years on from the launch of the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) we're gearing up to change the primary screening test we use to detect and prevent cancers.
Download the Primary care screening letter May 2016. Note this version has been slightly changed on 31 May to clarify the figures quoted in the final section, on GP endorsement of bowel cancer screening letters. I'm Dr Anne Mackie, Director of …
Harlow Printing Ltd has printed, stored and distributed the antenatal and newborn (ANNB) and young person and adult (YPA) screening publications for a number of years already. Now it's providing the same service for the breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening programmes.
We are changing the way we store and distribute leaflets and other printed materials for our cancer screening programmes. This will affect all our clients who order our breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening resources.
Back in July I wrote about the recommendations made by the UK NSC in March 2015 and why saying no to screening can be a good thing as it means we can avoid harm to people and ensure that money …
Online information about cancer screening for health professionals has been transitioned to the GOV.UK website. All aboard for a whistle-stop tour! The NHS Cancer Screening Programmes website has now been taken out of service.
Website content for health professionals about cancer screening in England is to get a new home. We are moving to the GOV.UK website in the next few weeks.
Getting older shouldn’t be a barrier to people keeping an eye on their health. In England there are four screening programmes available to people over the age of 65. For some, we automatically send invitations. For others, people can contact …