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News: Public support needed to eliminate cervical cancer

professional immediately, regardless of when they were last screened,” she said. For more information on cervical screening visit https://www.cancer.org.au/cervicalscreening. If you or a loved one has been affected by cervical cancer and needs support, please contact Cancer…

Blog: Research update – Cervical cancer screening in Indigenous Australians 

Despite a nationally coordinated and publicly funded cervical cancer screening program, Indigenous women in Australia have higher rates of cervical cancer than other Australian women, and their survival outcomes are poorer. A collaborative project between Cancer Council Queensland and Menzies…

News: Girls’ Night In: Make a difference and highlight women’s health

…Cancer Screening Program. This means only half of our friends and family – half of the women we love – are not getting screened for these cancers. We know that these national screening programs are the best way to detect…

News: Community cervix announcement: new test will save lives

“We commend the Federal Government for expanding this screening program, helping to save the lives of more Queenslanders. “Cancer Council was involved in the scientific review that has guided the release of the new cervical screening program.” The new cervical…

News: Pap smears still vital for women vaccinated for HPV

cervical cancer screening than unvaccinated women in Australia. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said all Queensland women who had been vaccinated against HPV were still required to undergo regular Pap smears. “The differences in screening rates among vaccinated and…

News: Quirky bowel campaign abandons taboos on ‘number twos’

to take the test.” The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program is currently inviting men and women turning 50, 55, 60, 64, 65, 70, 72 and 74 to screen for bowel cancer. Participants are sent a free, easy to use screening

Cervical cancer

…is cervical cancer diagnosed Cancer Council recommends that all women or anyone with a cervix aged between 25 and 74 years participate in the National Cervical Screening Program. If your screening test results suggest that you have…

News: Women must beware to be breast aware between screenings

Ms Clift said. “We recommend that women continue to participate in routine screening but carefully monitor their breast health between screenings. “BreastScreen Queensland remains the most effective way to detect breast cancer early on a population-wide scale. “About 6 in…