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Bowel Cancer Symptoms: Test Could Find Out if you are at Risk Before Signs of Disease Show

Bowel Cancer Symptoms: Test Could Find Out if you are at Risk Before Signs of Disease Show

Knowing the symptoms of bowel cancer is vital, but experts are adamant lives could be saved if people were routinely screening for the disease.

 

In the UK, the NHS offers adults between the age of 60 and 74 access to a screening programme, which involves a home test kit, used to collect a stool sample.

 

But now a technology company – Medial EarlySign has announced results of a ColonFlag, a tool developed in collaboration with Maccabi Health Services, to identify individuals with a high probability of having colorectal cancer. The developers believe the test could spot people at risk of the disease before symptoms start to show.

 

See Full Article at Sunday Express