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Bowel Cancer Risk Calculator

Bowel cancer, or colorectal cancer, is a cancerous growth found in the colon or rectum.

Certain factors can influence your risk of bowel cancer including your:

  • age
  • weight, and
  • lifestyle factors such as smoking and diet.

Personal history as well as family history of polyps and/or bowel cancer are important factors too.

This quiz will help you identify things that may increase your risk of bowel cancer. It will also indicate your risk of bowel cancer based on your personal and family history of polyps and cancer.

At the end of this quiz, you can print out your results and talk to your doctor about them.



Blog update
2016-11-15
Avoid extra kilos and cut your risk of 13 cancers
Maintaining a healthy weight is an important way to reduce your risk of cancer, with obesity now linked to more cancer types than ever before.
Updated: 07 Feb, 2013