Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Scotland after lung and breast cancer but it is highly treatable if caught early. In fact, 9 out of 10 people survive the disease if it is detected and treated in the earliest stages.
The Scottish Bowel Screening Programme invites all patients between the ages of 50 and 74 for screening every 2 years. However, less than 50% of our eligible patients attend for screening.
It is important you attend your screening appointment.
The following link will provide more information on bowel screening:
Patients with learning difficulties may find this link helpful: