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DNA may prevent bowel cancer

A new study published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests the link between aspirin and colon […]
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Rotary bowel cancer screening program

Rotary’s lifesaving bowel cancer awareness initiative will receive a boost this year with the introduction of Clinical Genomics’ faecal immunochemical […]

High risk of bowel cancer for gene carriers

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found that screening for bowel cancer in genetically high-risk populations should begin early. […]

Bowel cancer cases halve after screening

The incidence of bowel cancer is dramatically lower after screening, a new report has found. Research involving 200,000 people found […]

More young people affected by bowel cancer

Bowel cancer rates doubled in young Australians 20-29 years and are up by 35% in 30-39 year olds over the […]

Alcohol warning labels

Curtin University researchers have found the development of cancer warning labels for alcoholic beverages would be accepted by the Australian […]

Bowel cancer screening saves lives—but participation slightly lower than previo…

Participation rates in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program were slightly lower than the previous year, despite the evidence that […]

Get up to get colon cancer risk down

Bowel Cancer Australia is urging people to ‘get up’ after a study has found a strong link between colon cancer […]

Mixed messages on DNA test a risk to bowel cancer screening

Cancer Council is urging GPs to encourage asymptomatic patients 50 or over to screen for bowel cancer with a faecal […]

Positive result for new Australian DNA blood test for bowel cancer

A team of Australian scientists has presented evidence that a new blood test for bowel cancer based on two genes […]