Why we all have a role in detecting bowel cancer
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Why we all have a role in detecting bowel cancer

Jennie Burch Head, Gastrointestinal nurse education, St Mark’s Hospital, London

The NHS screening programme is effective – so encouraging patients to participate will save lives

Bowel screening may not be the most glamorous of topics, but it’s essential we talk about it if we want to reduce bowel cancer incidence and mortality in the UK.

Nursing Standard. 34, 1, 67-67. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.1.67.s22

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