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Dr Ed Seward, consultant gastroenterologist at London’s UCLH trust, which is running the trial, added: ‘Too many patients are currently coming into hospital to have what turns out to be an unnecessary colonoscopy.‘We believe that many of them could take this simple stool test in the comfort of their own home, and get reassurance from their GP without needing to come to hospital for a camera test.’In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, everyone over the age of 60, regardless of whether they have symptoms, is invited to take part in screening every two years until the age of 75. The programme currently uses another home test called a faecal occult blood test (FOBT), which looks for hidden blood in the stool.
GP surgeries send out these kits to all those eligible in their area.
Martin Mc Kee, Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Euratom is responsible for coordinating and regulating the transport, use and disposal of nuclear materials in Europe, including many of the isotopes used in radiotherapy and some kinds of body scans.
Professor Mc Kee said the Government’s failure to foresee the heath-related consequences of leaving the EU was evidence for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s reported claim that Theresa May is “in a different galaxy” when it comes to Brexit.“Recent events suggest that nothing has changed”, he said, adding that the Government must act immediately to involve the Department of Health in Brexit negotiations and appoint a chief scientific adviser to the Department for Exiting the EU.The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) have approved nivolumab for these types of cancer that are difficult to treat and often require many invasive and complex therapies.The British Nuclear Medicine Society, meanwhile, said leaving Euratom “will impact on the supply and cost of medical radioisotopes” and called for “greater clarity regarding the future arrangements”.Government ministers have suggested the UK could remain an “associate” member of Euratom even after it leaves the EU.