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Private Bowel Cancer Treatment Greenwich

The BMI Blackheath Hospital Private Bowel Cancer Treatment Centre offers services to patients who live in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

The BMI Blackheath Hospital Private Bowel Cancer Treatment Centre offers services to patients who live in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

Screening for bowel cancer has been proven to reduce deaths from bowel cancer, and internationally most developed countries now have screening programs.

Several international guidelines state that regular colon cancer screening should begin at age 50 for people at average risk of colon cancer.*

Private Bowel Cancer Treatment in Greenwich

At BMI The Blackheath Hospital we have a number of screening options. These are reviewed on a patient-by-patient basis, through a personal discussion with a specialist consultant.

We will always take into account the patient’s circumstances, fitness and family history. Examples of the screening methods that can take place at BMI The Blackheath Hospital are:

  • Stool testing
  • Colonoscopy
  • Virtual colonoscopy

The age at which screening should start depends largely on family history and the number and age of affected relatives.

What should I do next?

If you are over the age of 50 and due to be tested by NHS bowel cancer screen stool test, you should participate. However, if you:

  • Are not eligible but you are worried about bowel cancer
  • Have a family history of bowel cancer or polyps
  • Are worried about any other abdominal or bowel problems
  • Wish to undergo a colonoscopy or virtual colonoscopy as well as or instead of the stool test

Payment Options

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.

* Lancet. 1996 Nov 30;348(9040):1472-7. Randomised controlled trial of faecal-occult-blood screening for colorectal cancer.
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Specialists Offering Private Bowel Cancer Treatment in Greenwich

Mr Efthymios Ypsilantis

Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon

MBBS, ECFMG, MRCS, MSc, MPhil, FRCS, MS, FEBS

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Mr Matt James

Consultant Plastic, Hand & Cosmetic Surgeon

MB CHB FRCSeng, FRCS(Plasics)

BMI The Blackheath Hospital

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Miss Sally Watkinson

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

MRCOG MBBS BSc(Hons)

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Mr Karim Hussain

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon/Head and Neck Surgeon

BDS MBBS FDSRCS FRCS FACOMS

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Mr Fraqae Anjum

Consultant Urological Surgeon

FRCS (England); Diploma in Laparoscopic Urological Surgery, Université De Strasbourg; MSc (Urol); FEBU; FRCS (Urol)

BMI The Blackheath Hospital

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Mr Russell Macdonald

Consultant Gynaecologist

MB ChB, FRCS, FRCOG

BMI The Blackheath Hospital

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Ways to pay

credit card

Pay for yourself

Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and 6 months' aftercare

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insurance

Pay with health insurance

We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code

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direct debit

Spread the cost

Pay for yourself with the BMI card and spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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