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New tool will help GPs decide if patients under 50 have serious bowel condition

A new research-backed risk assessment tool will support GPs in identifying the symptoms of bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease in patients aged under 50. The research and the assessment tool is led by the University of Exeter, in partnership with Bowel Cancer UK Never Too Young campaign,...

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By News Desk Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 7:22am Updated: 28/03/2017 - 5:25pm
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