Beating bowel cancer together

Bowel cancer screening

A guide to the NHS bowel cancer screening programmes.

This leaflet explains what bowel cancer screening is, who can take part and what happens after the test. Bowel cancer screening means we can catch bowel cancer early and save lives.

Find out about the screening programme in Scotland

A guide to the bowel cancer screening programme in Scotland.

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We are currently updating our Bowel cancer screening leaflets for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Click here for more information about bowel cancer screening.

We produce high quality, accurate and up to date information by using the latest evidence from research and clinical guidelines. Find out more about how we produce information here.

Please contact us on feedback@bowelcanceruk.org.uk if you have any feedback or are interested in reviewing our publications.

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