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Colorectal Cancer: Screening

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health at which five sites an extension to the bowel cancer screening programme to men and women aged between 70 and 75 years is being piloted, as referred to in paragraph 3.32 of his Department's Cancer Reform Strategy. (220940)

The five sites piloting the bowel cancer screening extension to men and women aged 70 to 75 are Wolverhampton, Hull, South Devon, St. Marks (London) and Norwich. The first of these pilots are due to begin in September 2008.