* Over 3,000 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year in Scotland.
* The good news is bowel screening reduces bowel cancer deaths.
* Everyone between 50 and 74 will receive a test kit by post every two years.
* Take the test. You can do it at home - it's quick, easy to do and it could be a life saver.
TO FIND OUT MORE CALL THE HELPLINE ON 0800 0121 833
OR VISIT www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk