Patients to Help Trial New Bowel Cancer Test

Hundreds of patients are being asked to help trial a test that could detect or rule out bowel cancer without the need for hospital investigations.

The test could one day mean that people showing possible bowel cancer symptoms would no longer require a colonoscopy or a CT scan.

It would provide much faster results, be available in primary care and be much cheaper than current hospital tests.”

Professor Dean Harris, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Singleton Hospital

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