Praise for budget’s bowel cancer boost

A lone voice in the medical community has applauded the radical new Federal budget, thanks to a $95.9 million injection to accelerate the national bowel cancer screening scheme.

Cancer Council Australia has commended the Federal Government for the funding boost revealed in Tuesday night's budget announcement, saying it would save 35,000 lives.

Professor Ian Olver CEO of the Cancer Council said the additional $95.9 million would speed up the full implementation of the