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Endoscopy, particularly gastroscopy and colonoscopy, involves the inspection of the stomach and bowel using fibreoptic or television microchip instruments, particularly for the detection and prevention of cancer.                                                                             Learn more...

Facts on bowel cancer

Cancer of the large bowel is the most common internal cancer in Australia. Many bowel cancers occur without any symptoms therefore a colonoscopy is recommended at 40 years of age.        Learn more...

Cure depends on early detection

Early detection is the key to successful treatment. Endoscopy (bowel examination) is a simple painless procedure. In many cases any potential cancer causing polyps can be easily removed.  Learn more...


 

    Are you at risk?

  • Has a family member had bowel cancer or polyps?
  • Any blood with your bowel motion?
  • Persistent change in bowel habits?
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