Five-minute bowel cancer screening test may save 3,000 lives a year by spotting tiny growths that can turn into the disease 

August 13, 2014 12:06 AM

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A five-minute screening test can cut deaths from bowel cancer by more than a quarter, say researchers.

Having a one-off investigation between the ages of 55 and 64 also reduces the number of cancer cases by 20 per cent, according to a major study of 100,000 people.

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