Bowel cancer on the rise… the screening age is being lowered

2019-08-08T10:09:28+01:00

In August last year, England and Wales announced the age reduction for the bowel cancer screening programme; from 60 - 50! This was following a recommendation from the UK National Screening Committee. The announcement was made following numerous studies which exhibited an increased percentage of bowel cancer cases in adults under 50, over the [...]