GI Cancer

Bowel screening rates: the best and worst areas

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, ...

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