Bowel cancer screening: reporting lesions

This document sets out the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme's (BCSP) guidelines for reporting lesions.


Reporting lesions in the NHS BCSP: guidelines from the bowel cancer screening programme pathology group

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This publication explains how to report lesions as part of bowel cancer screening.

It sets out practical guidelines, and includes information about:

  • dissection of submitted lesions
  • key diagnostic features
  • adenocarcinoma
Published 1 September 2007
Last updated 26 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. There have been substantial changes to this updated guidance.
  2. First published.