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colorectal cancer

See bowel cancer.

bowel cancer

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

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

Cancer Council Queensland has joined with cancer leaders, health professionals and supporters across the world calling for urgent action to reduce the rate of premature cancer deaths globally, with diagnostic and treatment access to be prioritised. World Cancer Day (Sunday,…

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

Together, we are all working towards a cancer free future for all Queenslanders. To find out more about the latest cancer research projects conducted and funded by Cancer Council Queensland, click here ….

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 ponytailproject.com.au. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at cancerqld.org.au or Cancer Council’s 13 11…

Health Professional Cancer Network

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard of care for people impacted by cancer by engaging with health professionals and providing access to information and educational opportunities.

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard…

News: Free wigs give Queensland cancer patients their confidence back

Cancer Council Queensland is reaching out to Queensland women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment, offering free wigs and turbans in a time of need. Women diagnosed with cancer can borrow a wig or turban,…

News: Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

are still alive five years after a cancer diagnosis. The most common cancers in Australia (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are prostate, breast, colorectal (bowel), melanoma and lung cancer. These five cancers account for around 60% of all cancers diagnosed in…

News: Regional cancer patients are being short changed: Cancer Council calls on State Government to take action

Cancer Council Queensland has called on the State Government to overhaul the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme, following a scathing report by the Queensland Ombudsman. Cancer Council CEO, Ms Chris McMillan, said hundreds of cancer patients were being short-changed by the…