Yes - that's the message of our new bowel cancer awareness campaign, launched this month, urging everyone to be proactive about their health and urging all Australians aged 50 and over to screen for bowel cancer every 1 to 2 years. It could save your life!
Did you know?
- Over 14,000 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year.
- Bowel cancer affects men and women of all ages; the risk increasing with age.
- THREE times more people die annually from bowel cancer than on our nation's roads.
- Bowel cancer is preventable and if detected EARLY, can be treated successfully in 90% of cases.
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