Bowel cancer: Information for people at increased risk of bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women in New Zealand.

Published online: 
28 February 2012

This booklet is for people who have an increased risk of developing bowel cancer.

It covers

  • What are the symptoms of bowel cancer?
  • Early diagnosis and treatment
  • How common is bowel cancer?
  • What can I do to reduce my risk of bowel cancer?
  • Family history and
  • Tests

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    28 February 2012
  • ISBN:
    978-1-877509-50-6 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Published by the New Zealand Guidelines Group. 2012
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Third-party content. Please check the document or email the Web Manager to find out how to obtain permission to re-use content.

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