Its Bowel Cancer awareness month and Cremorne Medical practice is getting behind it!
Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. Bowel cancer being the third most common type of newly diagnosed cancer in Australia, with 14,958 Australians are told they have bowel cancer every year. Bowel cancer is Australia’s sec
ond biggest cancer killer after lung cancer, claiming the lives of 4,162 people every year.
If you are over the age of 50 and have not had a bowel cancer screening test please discuss this at your next GP visit. If you have any symptoms, see bowelcanceraustralia.org/signs-and-symptoms, please make an appointment to see one of our GPs.
Lets reduce these statistics by eating health, exercising and having regular screening tests!