One Dunedin man is incredibly grateful, after taking a simple test saved his life.
And he wants to encourage others to do the same.

Sixty-five-year-old Michael Horgan, of Brighton, had absolutely no symptoms of bowel cancer, but decided to take a test for the disease out of curiosity and bought the $60 test kit from a local pharmacy and followed the simple procedure.

After being sent away for analysis, the results came back positive for bowel cancer. To find out more about the test kits and how to purchase visit www.bowelscreenaoteaora.org

Click here to read more