A recent report has revealed that the risk of bowel cancer is three times more among people living in Scotland compared to those living in other parts of UK.
Glasgow was found to have the highest number of deaths from the disease annually.
There are many people dying of bowel cancer. The key to success rates in the treatment of bowel cancer is most definitely early diagnosis.
It is important that people take responsibility for their bowel cancer risk and opt for screening to aid early detection.