Bowel Cancer / Lung Cancer / Screening

On 15th May 2012, Haughton Thornley Patient Participation Group hosted a meeting for patients on the public to raise awareness of the NHS Bowel Screening Programme, symptoms of lung cancer and what people should do if they may be at risk of cancer and how to reduce the risk and also information about the NHS Screening Programme which looks at non-cancerous conditions that people may be at risk of. 

You can see photos of the event by clicking here

See Angela Osei from the NHS Greater Manchester Bowel Screening Programme talk about Bowel Cancer screening and what it involves and what patients can do to help prevent cancer or identify it earlier

Listen to the Questions & Answers raised by Angela Osei’s presentation
Brief talk in Bengali explaining the Bowel Screening Programme. Please encourage patients who speak Bengali to listen to this

NHS Choices: Bowel cancer / Bowel cancer screening Bowel cancer screening

Cancer Research UK

How to do the FIT bowel cancer screening test