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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-08201: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 16 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government which NHS boards test all bowel cancer patients for Lynch syndrome, and whether it will instruct the remaining boards to do so.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 29 March 2017

The Scottish Government expects all Health Boards to ensure appropriate referral and testing for Lynch syndrome occurs for all patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer before the age of 60.