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News: Cancer Council campaign breaks the silence on bowel cancer

…over 50 who currently fall outside the target group, or anyone concerned about bowel cancer, should talk to their GP about bowel cancer screening. More information about the Cancer Council advertisement is available at https://www.bowelcancer.org.au. More information about Cancer Council…

News: Cancer Council campaign breaks the silence on bowel cancer

…over 50 who currently fall outside the target group, or anyone concerned about bowel cancer, should talk to their GP about bowel cancer screening. More information about the Cancer Council advertisement is available at www.bowelcancer.org.au. More information about Cancer Council…

Research snapshot – Barriers to home bowel cancer screening Goodwin 2021

What is known? Bowel cancer screening saves lives. When detected early, before noticeable symptoms start to show, bowel cancer can be successfully treated over 90% of the time. For this reason, the Australian government distributes home bowel cancer screening kits…

Research snapshot – Need for Control and Self Reliance in bowel cancer screening Goodwin 2022

What is known? When bowel cancer is detected via the Australian National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) it can be diagnosed and treated early. This means the cancer is 50% less likely to be fatal, compared to when it is…

Research snapshot – Psychological distress and bowel cancer screening Anderson 2022

What is known? Bowel cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths, but if detected early it is highly treatable. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program sends out bowel cancer screening kits in the mail to Australians aged…

Research snapshot – Consumer perspectives on improving bowel cancer screening kits Goodwin 2022

What is known? When bowel cancer is detected via the Australian National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) it can be diagnosed and treated early, resulting in a positive prognosis for those diagnosed. Despite this, only 43.5% of recipients participate in…

Research snapshot – Motivation and Planning are Needed to Promote Bowel Cancer Screening Myers 2022

What is known? The Australian National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) provides free bowel cancer screening kits to Australians aged between 50-74, once every two years. The screening kits are designed to detect early signs of bowel cancer. Therefore, if…

Research snapshot – Increasing participation in bowel cancer screening Myers 2020

…participation. Contact: Larry Myers Reference: Myers L, Goodwin B, Ralph N, Castro O, March S. Implementation strategies for interventions aiming to increase participation in mail-out bowel cancer screening programs: A realist review. Frontiers in Oncology. 2020; 10:543732. Read more

Research snapshot – Stumbling Blocks Preventing Bowel Cancer Screening Participation Myers 2021

What is known? Bowel cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer related deaths in Australia. However, the good news is, if detected early 90% of bowel cancer cases can be successfully treated. The National Bowel Cancer Screening…

Evaluating changes to home bowel cancer screening kits: an end-user perspective study

What is known? Bowel cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Australia. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) provides screening kits to Australians aged 50-74, which can detect bowel cancer at early stages when treatment is…