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Bowel cancer event focuses on family links and endoscopy

Members of the Plymouth and District Bowel Cancer Support Group have visited Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre to find out more about family links to bowel cancer, and how endoscopy is used to help with early diagnosis of the condition. Attendees were given a presentation by Dr Selina Goodman, a...

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