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Fact sheet on after a diagnosis of bowel cancer. Interludes information on treatment options and looking after your emotional and physical wellness.
Fact sheet on understanding your FOBT (Faecal Occult Blood Test). Information on taking the FOBT, National Bowel Screening Program, where to get the FOBT and what test results mean.
These booklets are designed to guide people with cancer, their carers, and health professionals through the public health system in the Northern Territory. You may choose to access the private system or travel interstate for care. This may change the nature of the pathway you follow. These booklets cover the five most common tumour types in the Territory while this one covers bowel cancer.
A guide to bowel cancer screening, covering what bowel screening involves, where to get a faecal occult blood test, bowel cancer warning signs, risk factors, and reducing your risk of bowel cancer in Victoria.
It’s time to have a yarn about bowel cancer: finding it early can save your life (Indigenous)leaflet
The leaflet raises awareness of bowel cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and contains a photograph of a Gunditjmara woman and bowel cancer survivor, along with her advice on not waiting too late to get a simple bowel cancer test.
Provides introductory information to patients, friends and family to what bowel (colon) cancer is, answer common questions, and discusses diagnosis, treatment, making treatment decisions, side effects and support services.
If you’re 50 or older, there’s a simple test you can do at home to detect bowel cancer. Nearly all bowel cancers can be cured if found early. Prepared for Aboriginal communities in Victoria.
Discusses the bowel, familiarl adenomatous polyposis, genetic testing for FAP, regular check-ups, support, surgery to prevent bowel cancer, the Victorian Family Cancer Register.
Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is the second biggest cancer killer in Australia (after lung cancer). 90% of bowel cancers can be cured if found early. It provides information on simple, at home test every two year, if you are aged 50 or over. Regular screening is important because bowel cancer can develop without noticeable symptoms.
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