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Research snapshot – The risk of developing second primary cancers following a primary colorectal cancer Robertson 2022

…patients with colorectal cancer However, the expanding population of colorectal survivors face long-term health concerns, such as the increased risk of developing a second primary cancers (different to colorectal cancer). What is new? New findings suggest that patients with colorectal

Research snapshot – Colorectal cancer incidence in Australia before and after mandatory fortification of bread flour with folic acid Van Der Pols 2021

…registry data support the hypothesis that the introduction of mandatory folic acid fortification of bread flour has not influenced colorectal cancer incidence in Australia. Contact: Peter Baade Reference: van der Pols J, Baade P, Spencer L. Colorectal cancer incidence…

colorectal cancer

See bowel cancer.

bowel cancer

Cancer of the large bowel; also known as colorectal cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer.


Each year, more than 32,000 Queenslanders are diagnosed with cancer. Do you need to talk? Whether you or a loved one has been affected by cancer, you can call our help line on 13 11 20, email us, or…

News: World Cancer Day: Cancer leaders call for equal access to reduce premature cancer deaths by 25%

[3] World Health Organization (2017) Cancer Fact Sheet. [Accessed:20.12.17] [4] GLOBOCAN 2012 (International Agency for Research on Cancer), Estimated Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence in Nigeria in 2012 [Accessed: 20.12.17] Key information: • World Cancer Day (February 4)…

Blog: Cancer Council Queensland announce the next round of $4 million dollar cancer research grants targeting melanoma and ovarian cancer

This November, Cancer Council Queensland has announced the next round of Accelerating Collaborating Cancer Research (ACCR) Grants. Two Queensland-based cancer research projects will be awarded $500,000 annually for the next four years, comprising of $350,000 per annum from Cancer Council…

News: Ponytail Project calls on students to rock the chop for cancer

…sign up to rock the chop!” To register for Ponytail Project, or find out more information, students and schools should visit More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at or Cancer Council’s 13 11 20. About Ponytail…