GP intervention in bowel cancer screening is crucial, says expert

Encouraging participation doesn’t have to be time-consuming or complicated
Professor Jon Emery.

GPs are set to have a big impact on the nation’s bowel cancer screening rates as the latest Cancer Council campaign in partnership with the Australian Government urges Australians aged 50 to 74 to “Get2it” and participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP).

GP intervention is effective, says University of Melbourne cancer expert Professor Jon Emery.