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News: New cervical cancer screening program to save lives

…HPV before abnormal cell changes occur, helping to prevent cases of cervical cancer and increase survival rates,” Ms Clift said. “We hope this change in the screening program will encourage more eligible women to take the test, giving themselves the…

Cervical cancer

two main types of cervical cancer which are named after the cells they start in: Squamous cell carcinoma – The most common type of cervical cancer, accounting for 7 out of 10 cases (70%) Adenocarcinoma – A less common type,…

News: $2 million in cancer research grants awarded in Queensland

…projects. To help improve treatment options and quality of life for cancer patients the research grants will be invested in projects that examine brain cancer cells, cancer vaccines, multi-cancer risk genes, immunotherapy, cell death, drug resistance, bowel polyps, and more…

News: New online guide to HPV clears up confusion

…cause symptoms, so people are generally unaware they have it.” The new cervical screening test will detect HPV before abnormal cell changes occur, helping to prevent cases of cervical cancer and increase survival rates. Gardasil, has been developed to protect…

News: Community cervix announcement: new test will save lives

…“The new test will detect HPV before abnormal cell changes occur, helping to prevent cases of cervical cancer and increase survival rates,” Ms Clift said. “We hope this change in the screening program will encourage more eligible women to take…

Bowel cancer

…pain or swelling. A low red blood cell count (anaemia), which can cause tiredness and weakness. Rarely, a blockage in the bowel Not everyone who has these symptoms has bowel cancer. Other conditions, such as haemorrhoids, diverticulitis (inflammation of pouches…

News: Community cervix announcement: new screening program launches

…almost all cervical cancers before abnormal cell changes occur, ensuring that the development of cervical cancer is caught early,” Ms McMillan said. “The new Cervical Screening Test is more accurate and effective, and for that reason, women don’t need to…

News: New research makes inroad into deadly ovarian cancer

…which kills more than half of all Australian women who are diagnosed within five years. With funding from Cancer Council Queensland, researchers at QUT are working to better understand how serous ovarian cancer cells aggregate and survive in the ascites…

Blog: Research grants awarded to help find the next cancer breakthrough

…multi-cancer risk genes, immunotherapy, cell death, drug resistance, bowel polyps, and more This funding will give Queensland researchers a reliable source of income, which makes long-term research and trials possible. We caught up with grant recipient Associate Professor Vicki Whitehall…

News: Volunteer Voice March 2017

…to a five yearly human papillomavirus (HPV) test for women aged 25 to 74. The new test will detect HPV before abnormal cell changes occur, helping to prevent cases of cervical cancer and increasing survival rates. The test will be…