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What to ask your doctor about bowel cancer

Men and women discussing bowel cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • How will I know if I have cancer of the large bowel or back passage?
  • Am I more likely to get bowel cancer than anyone else?
  • Should I be having bowel cancer screening?
  • What are the screening tests for bowel cancer?
  • Will changing my diet help to prevent bowel cancer?
  • Is there anything else I can do to lower my risk of getting bowel cancer?
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Updated: 8 August 2013