Bowel can­cer screen­ing kits for more

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Statewide -

WEST Aus­tralians aged 70 and 74 can now re­ceive free bowel can­cer test­ing kits as part of the Na­tional Bowel Can­cer Screen­ing Pro­gram (NBCSP).

The NBCSP, which pre­vi­ously screened peo- ple turn­ing 50, 55, 60 and 65, has ex­tended its screen­ing to those turn­ing 70 and 74 from this month. El­i­gi­ble peo­ple will re­ceive an im­muno­chem­i­cal fae­cal oc­cult blood test (iFOBT) kit in the mail.

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