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Lancelot Medical Centre

Lancelot Medical Centre, 17-21 Lancelot Road, Wembley, HA0 2AL

TelTelephone: 0208 903 0609

Out of hours: 111

Bowel Cancer Screening

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Bowel cancer is the UK’s fourth most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths. More than 41,000 people are diagnosed and nearly 16,000 die from bowel cancer each year.

Also known as colorectal cancer, bowel cancer refers to tumours in the part of your gut called the large intestine or large bowel. Most people who get bowel cancer are aged over 60.St Mark’s Hospital delivers the National NHS Bowel  Cancer Screening Programme. In Brent. Currently everyone aged 60 -74 is invited for screening and will be sent a home testing kit every 2 years. This will gradually lower over the next few years so everyone aged 50 -74 will be invited. The screening procedure aims to detect and remove polyps before they can become cancerous and can reduce your risk of getting bowel cancer by half.

To find out more information please visit St Mark’s Bowel Screening Website by clicking the link below:

https://www.stmarksbowelscreen.co.uk/fit-kit

Practice Information

Lancelot Medical Centre

Lancelot Medical Centre, 17-21 Lancelot Road, Wembley, HA0 2AL

Practice Opening hours

The practice is open during the following times:

Monday08:00-18:30
Tuesday08:00-18:30
Wednesday08:00-18:30
Thursday08:00-18:30
Friday08:00-18:30
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Practice News

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, globally. If detected early, treatment is more successful and there’s a good chance of recovery. Breast cancer screening can prevent an estimated 23%-37% cases of breast cancer. However, In London only 63.3% of women attended their breast screening in 2017/2018. […]

Coronavirus notice

Anybody with symptoms of a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, should self isolate at home for 7 days. DO NOT COME TO THE PRACTICE. If you need medical advice about possible Coronavirus symptoms, please visit nhs 111 online at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19 or call […]