BowelScreen AotearoaTM is a pharmacy-based bowel cancer awareness, education and screening program for the New Zealand community using a clinically proven, sensitive and reliable immunochemical faecal occult blood test.
BowelScreen AotearoaTM is a collaboration between Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa, Bowel Cancer Australia and Green Cross Health, with the support of Clinical Genomics (manufacturer and accredited pathology laboratory for the InSure® immunochemical test).
Annual bowel cancer screening is recommended for both men and women -
The aim of screening is to find any polyps or to find cancer early when it is easier to treat and cure.
People experiencing symptoms or who have a personal/family history of bowel cancer or polyps are advised to discuss appropriate screening for the disease with their doctor.
Ask your pharmacist about BowelScreen AotearoaTM
and general bowel health today!