BOWEL CANCER SCREENING
All men and women aged 60 to 74 who are registered with a GP in England are automatically sent a bowel cancer screening kit every 2 years. If you're 75 or over, you can ask for a kit every 2 years by phoning the free bowel cancer screening helpline on 0800 707 60 60.There are detailed instructions with each kit - you can read the kit instructions by clicking on the following link:-
Bowel cancer screening could save around 2,000 lives in the UK per year by 2025, reducing the bowel cancer mortality rate by 12-15% in females and 13-17% in males.
Breast Screening is offered 3 year to all women aged 50-70.
For more information, call 01582 597599
For more information please click on the link below:-
20-year Outcomes for Women With and Without Breast Screening, Estimates per 1,000 Women, UK
Estimated 20-year outcomes per 1,000 UK women
No breast screening
With breast screening
Deaths from breast cancer
Lives saved by breast screening
Women treated for breast cancer and survived
Breast cancer present but not diagnosed, with no ill effects
Breast cancer overdiagnosed due to screening
Cervical Screening is offered at our surgery to women aged 25-64. It is offered every 3 years for those aged 26-49 and every 5 years for those aged 50-64.
To book your screening, call 01438 31130
At least 2,000 cervical cancer deaths are prevented in the UK each year through screening.
Cervical cancer 3-year relative survival is higher among people diagnosed via screening than those diagnosed via any other route.
Screened women in the UK aged 35-64 have a 60-80% lower risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer in the five years following their screening, compared with unscreened women.
CANCER AWARENESS WEBINARS & EVENTS
The surgery holds internal cancer awareness weeks and regular webinars – these are arranged by our Patient Participation Group.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND ANY OF THESE WEBINARS OR WOULD LIKE FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Mandy Preedy | firstname.lastname@example.org | 07366389425
Below you can see two members of our Patient Participation Group on Skin Cancer Awareness Week: