FAQ 20

The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme helpline is 0800 707 6060

I have had bowel surgery. Do I need to continue with bowel screening?

Screening is designed chiefly to check the health of your colon. If you have a functioning colon you should therefore continue with bowel screening. People with no functioning colon do not need to be screened.

If you're unsure whether or not you have a functioning colon, the next FAQ offers more information. How can I tell if I have a functioning colon?

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