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Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to broadcast world’s first TV advert live from inside the human body
A 90 second advert on 18 January will give viewers a unique opportunity to see live inside the human body
Bowel cancer is more likely to be diagnosed at the earliest stage if it is picked up by screening according to new figures.
Thousands more people would take part in bowel cancer screening if the kit included extras, such as gloves and “poo catchers”.
People who have problems with numbers may be more likely to feel negative about bowel cancer screening.
Research shows late stage bowel cancer patients may be more likely to survive than those whose late stage cancer is picked up after symptoms develop.
The government announced revolutionary new bowel cancer screening after a 16-year clinical trial, revealed that it could save up to 3,000 lives a year.
A new campaign aims to save lives by encouraging people to take part in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
A bowel cancer screening test, soon to be introduced in England, reduces the number of new cases and deaths from the disease, a US study has confirmed.