Health Translations

Bowel screening

This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.

Bowel screening

Screening for bowel cancer involves a simple, at-home test called a faecal occult blood test (FOBT). This test looks for traces of blood in the faeces which are invisible to the human eye and could be a sign of bowel cancer.
Topic:
Bowel, Cancer
Target audience:
General
Last reviewed:
June 2023
You need Adobe Acrobat Reader To view the PDFs. Get Adobe Acrobat Reader.