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News: Breast screening saves lives, new report shows

…women should be breast aware and familiarise themselves with the normal look and feel of their breasts,” Ms Clift said. “All women should also see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual breast changes.” Breast cancer is the most…

News: Women must beware to be breast aware between screenings

Hundreds of Queensland women are developing breast cancers between screening each year, prompting a warning from Cancer Council for women to be breast aware between mammograms. The call follows the publication of new data revealing women diagnosed with breast cancer…

News: Pre-booked breast screens roll out statewide

…with the normal look and feel of their breasts,” Ms Clift said. “All women should also see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual breast changes.” Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women – around…

News: Where women live influences decisions about breast cancer treatment

…given before or after breast cancer surgery, to improve disease-specific symptoms and overall survival. Mr Hsieh said the study was the first of its kind, examining how geography impacted the intention to use adjuvant therapy after a diagnosis of breast

News: BOOBS: Free guide shows the five signs of breast cancer

…and bumps or pain or swelling. “We need all Queensland women to be breast aware and familiarise themselves with the normal look and feel of their breasts. “All women should see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual breast

News: Regional women risk lengthy delays in breast cancer diagnosis

…two years through BreastScreen Queensland. “All Queensland women should be breast aware and familiarise themselves with the normal look and feel of their breasts,” Prof Dunn said. “All women should also see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual…

News: Queensland researchers discover cancer kill switch for breast cancer subtype

…available for their specific breast cancer. “This research worked to identify potential new drug targets for breast cancer that act by changing the level of calcium inside breast cancer cells to stop their growth. “While more research is still needed…

News: Face of Walk For Women’s Cancers is living her best life after breast cancer

Janet Kake has been diagnosed with breast cancer not once, but three times. The Eumundi local, 53, was first diagnosed with cancer at only 33-years-old, with her most recent reoccurrence just three years ago. “The first time I was diagnosed,…

News: Women living in north and west Queensland face increasing chance of breast cancer

Breast cancer incidence rates are increasing faster in north and west Queensland than in the rest of the state, a new Cancer Council Queensland study has found[1]. Researchers from Cancer Council Queensland examined incidence and survival patterns for the five…

News: Regional women bridge the breast reconstruction divide

…seeking reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy. The joint Cancer Council and Mater Medical Centre study, published in the ANZ Journal of Surgery, is the first to report a significant reduction in geographic distance as a barrier to breast reconstructions. While…