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Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults

Submitted by Lauren Carpenter on Monday 9th November 2020

Published on Tuesday 17th November 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Monday 17th May 2021

Current Signatures: 3,863
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults

Petition Details

I want the Government to work with the NHS and Public Health England to ensure that bowel cancer screening tests are offered to all adults, not just people over the age of 55.

Additional Information

My brother-in-law was diagnosed in January 2020 with stage 4 bowel cancer and sadly lost his battle in October 2020 at the young age of 30 and if tests had been done sooner, we believe he may have had a fighting chance. Due to his age, his symptoms were not recognised as being bowel cancer and nothing was done about this until it was sadly too late.


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