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Digestive system cancers

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Bowel cancer screening and prevention | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Changes to your bowels can indicate a number of health conditions including cancer. If you notice changes to your regular bowel habits, especially if you notice blood in your stools you should consult your doctor. Under the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Australians turning 50, 55, 60 or 65 will be automatically offered a free bowel cancer screening kit to help detect any abnormalities early so that further investigation or treatment can occur.

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Pancreatic cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the pancreas grow in an uncontrolled way

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