Skip links and keyboard navigation

Make No.2 your No.1 priority

If you’re 50 and over your chances of developing bowel cancer increase. Early detection is the best way to beat bowel cancer, as early treatment has up to a 90% success rate.

Now, there is an easy way for you to test for the early signs at home and reduce your chances of developing bowel cancer.

There’s a bowel cancer screening kit available to eligible men and women aged 50 to 74 .

The kit is free, easy to use and can be done in the comfort of your own home.

Once you hit 50 you’ll be mailed a free bowel cancer screening kit. When you receive this kit in the mail, make it a priority to take the test and increase your chances of detecting the early signs of bowel cancer.

If you haven’t received a kit, you can check when you should expect one by just entering your date of birth.

Check when you should expect your kit.

If you need a replacement kit, call 1800 118 868.

It’s important to act to reduce your risk of bowel cancer. Take advantage of the free bowel cancer screening kit when it arrives, and make it a priority.

 

Last updated
29 September, 2016
  1. Is your feedback about:
  2. (If you chose ‘website’ above)

    Page feedback

    1. How satisfied are you with your experience today? *
  3. (If you chose ‘service’ above)

    Feedback on government services, departments and staff

    Please use our complaints and compliments form.