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In 2019 Faecal Immunochemical testing (FIT) will replace the Faecal Occult blood testing in the NHS Bowel screening cancer in England.

The programme is for anyone 60-74 year olds in England.

Bowel cancer screening rates are currently at 59% and even lower in deprived areas.

FIT is better as it requires only 1 faecal sample making the test much easier.

What can you do as a patient please click on the link for a short animation below.

cruk.org/bowelscreening

or call Bowel screening cancer centre on 08007076060

 
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