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Bowel Cancer: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 155379, tabled on 19 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the relevant Clinical Reference Group plans to make its decision in relation to NICE guidance on testing for Lynch syndrome.

Answered on

27 June 2018

As part of their work programmes during 2018/19, NHS England will be working with clinical commissioning groups pathology service commissioners to determine whether they can jointly develop a policy position relating to genetic testing and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance on testing for Lynch syndrome. A specific date has not yet been set for this.