Bowelscan is a Rotary Community Service program, developed in 1982 in District 9640 and now conducted by more than 300 Rotary clubs across Australia.

 Since Bowelscan commenced more than 1500 people with bowel cancer and 5,400 with polyps have been detected.

Bowelscan is essentially a public awareness of a simple scanning kit on which is collected small specimens of faeces for laboratory analysis to detect evidence of minute traces of internal bleeding.

Bowelscan is a program supported by Australian Rotary Health since 2003.

Details of the program’s administration are available from: Secretary of the National Bowelscan Committee

Lionel Phelps Telephone: (02) 6624 2363(02) 6624 2363 FREE   Fax: (02) 6624 4803 E-mail:

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