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Consumers are being reminded to visit pharmacies for a bowel screening test Clinical Genomics Technologies, an international healthcare company and manufacturer of the widely used BowelScreen Australia test kit, has …

When should a pharmacist start to suspect symptoms may point to bowel cancer? asks Jarrod McMaugh When a health professional is asked to list the signs and symptoms of bowel …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to continue their role in increasing awareness about bowel cancer this December by getting involved in Decembeard. The Bowel Cancer Australia fundraiser is designed to get …

Nationwide system will replace eight separate state and territory cervical cancer registers and “outdated” bowel screening system Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced her plan to introduce a National …

Convenience trumps faecal aversion when it comes to bowel cancer screening, according to a new CSIRO-led study. While blood-based screening averts the need for faecal testing – which many can …

As well as helping Australians access bowel cancer screening kits, pharmacists can help educate them about the risks, writes Louis Roller Bowel cancer (also known as colorectal cancer, colon cancer or rectal …

Because of their relationships with their patients, pharmacists can have an important role in encouraging relevant customers to have regular pathology tests, says a spokesperson for Pathology Awareness Australia, thus …

Pharmacies participating in Rotary’s annual bowel cancer screening awareness initiative this year will receive the same Australian-developed tests nationally. The Clinical Genomics faecal immunochemical test will be included in the …

Bowel Cancer Australia will join with Australians across the country starting Tuesday, December 1st to help raise funds and awareness about the disease which kills more than 2,200 men each …

Australians are participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program at a higher rate, according to a report released today by the AIHW. Of the 1.4 million people aged 50, …

So, when was the last time you checked your poo? Checking your poo – it probably is not a conversation many patients want to have with their pharmacists. But bowel …

The Australian Government’s “revitalised” National Bowel Cancer Screening Program could save 90,000 Australian lives over the next four decades if at least 60% of eligible people participate in the program, …