Doing a bowel screening test

Check if you're eligible for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and learn about the screening process. Find out how to do the home test and understand what your test results mean.

  • Who should do the bowel screening test

    Find out if you are eligible to do the bowel screening test, who should not do it, and learn the signs of bowel cancer.
  • How bowel screening works

    Learn about bowel screening, including getting your free kit, understanding your results, screening again after a colonoscopy, and managing your participation in the program.
  • How to do the bowel screening test

    Watch a short video or read instructions on how to do the bowel screening test. It's free, it’s easy to do in the privacy of your own home, and it could save your life.
  • Understand your bowel screen result

    Find out what your result means and if you get a positive result, what further tests your doctor may recommend.
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