While bowel cancer screening rates remain at around 41% nationally, some ‘outlier’ regions, particularly in remote areas, have as few as 7% of the eligible population being screened, new figures shows. Participation rates for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program for the target population of people between the ages of 50-74 were 41.3% in 2016-17, ...
Bowel screening rates: the best and worst areas
By Michael Woodhead
17 Jul 2019