The Super Colon will be at the Sydney Showgrounds this weekend (18-20 May) as part of one of Australia’s largest primary healthcare events.
Up to 1,700 delegates - general practitioners, practice nurses and practice managers - are expected to attend the three day General Practitioner Conference and Exhibition (GPCE).
Bowel Cancer Australia expects that GPs who check out the Super Colon will be reminded of their important role in the prevention and early detection of bowel cancer.
Research has shown people are more likely to participate in screening programs, including bowel cancer screening, if their GP has recommended they do so.
FOB test screening is recommended at least every two years for men and women from 50 years of age if they have no known risk factors. Anyone with symptoms or a personal or family history of inflammatory bowel disease, bowel polyps or bowel cancer should see their doctor.
The GPCE is an important professional development activity for GPs, with the scientific program including workshops, seminars and meet-the-expert sessions across the broad range of conditions that present in general practice.
Topics include health promotion, care of the elderly, chronic disease management, emergencies, clinical procedures, mental health conditions and more.
So come and visit the Super Colon at Bowel Cancer Australia's stand (1816) at the GPCE. The exhibition is free to attend.