Bowel cancer screening
Bowel cancer screening is important for early detection of bowel cancer. Get the answers to FAQs on screening with faecal occult blood testing (FOBT).
Health checks for women
A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure and more.
Stool tests are commonly used to check for possible bowel cancer and causes of gastrointestinal illness. Read more about stool testing and results.
Bowel cancer in young people on the rise — here’s what to look out for
Bowel cancer more commonly occurs in older people, while rates of the deadly disease in younger people are going up. But whatever your age, it's important to know the warning signs and symptoms of bowel cancer. Learn more here.
Get behind bowel cancer screening
Free bowel cancer screening test kits are being sent to Australians aged from 50 to 74. Bowel cancer is one of the most curable cancers – if detected early on.
Essential screening tests for men
Screening tests are health checks that aim to pick up health problems early in people who don't have symptoms of disease.
Manage your health in your 40s
Be aware of the health conditions that affect people in their 40s. Learn how to reduce your risks and manage your health at this stage of life.
During a colonoscopy, a tube is inserted into the anus to view the inside of the large bowel. It helps in diagnosing or treating some medical conditions.
Manage your health in your 60s
If you are in your 60s, you should be aware of some common health conditions. Find out their symptoms, how to prevent them and stay healthy.
Manage your health in your 70s and older
If you are 70 or older, you should be aware of common health conditions and their signs. Learn some ways to help manage your health as you age.