FREE Cancer Screening – Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)

This is a preliminary screening test for colorectal cancer, which is cancer of the colon and rectum. It tests for presence of blood in the stools. Those over 50 years old or who have a family history of colon cancer are advised to have a faecal occult blood test done annually.

The FOBT kit is only available to:

– Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents

– Aged 50 years old and above

– No age limit for those with family history of colorectal cancer



2 Responses to “FREE Cancer Screening – Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)”

  1. Singapore Doctor Says:

    This screening test has been publicised but I think a more active campaign should be organised and get all men to do it. Maybe MOH can distribute the kit through employers.

  2. Keren Longford Says:

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