2 Aug 2018

Hundreds pay for bowel cancer test kit

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 2 August 2018

Hundreds of people are paying for a test kit to detect bowel cancer, rather than wait for free screening. National screening for the cancer killer is being rolled out, with all districts covered by mid 2021. But many people won't wait and say they're being punished for taking charge of their own health. Our Health Correspondent, Karen Brown, reports.