Bowel cancer screening: the facts (English and translations)

cover of leaflet Bowel cancer screening: the facts

The Northern Ireland Bowel Cancer Screening Programme is introducing quantitative faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) as the primary bowel cancer screening test in January 2021. Quantitative FIT is more sensitive than the existing test, simpler to carry out and requires only one sample rather than three. In other parts of the UK introducing FIT has resulted in an increase in screening uptake.

This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel cancer screening programme.

Further information on the bowel cancer screening programme is available on NI direct at Bowel cancer screening | nidirect

 

Details

Format
8 page A5 leaflet
Target group
Prospective participants in the Northern Ireland Bowel Cancer Screening Programme