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News: 2019 health and wellness resolution list – let’s make them stick!

…The New Year is the perfect time to set a date and get checked – it just might save your life. Find out about the three national screening programs for bowel cancer, breast cancer and cervical cancer at http://www.cancerscreening.gov.au….

News: Volunteer Voice January 2019

screening. Is there a screening test that you’ve been putting off? The New Year is the perfect time to set a date and get checked – it just might save your life. Find out about the three national screening programs…

Vaginal cancer

…pelvis History of gynaecological cancer Diethylstilboestrol (DES) What are the symptoms There are often no obvious symptoms of vaginal cancer. The cancer is sometimes found through a routine Cervical Screening Test. If symptoms occur, they may include one or more…

News: Number of Australians living with or beyond cancer to surge 72% by 2040: 1 in 18 Australians will have a personal history of cancer

…demographic groups. Investment in prevention programs must remain a priority as 1 in 3 cancers are preventable and significant improvements in survival can be achieved by increasing participation in national screening programs, particularly bowel screening.” Professor Aranda encouraged anyone needing…

News: Patient preferences, region linked to bowel cancer survival

…Council is encouraging eligible Queenslanders to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. The National Bowel Cancer Screening program currently invites men and women turning 50, 54, 55, 58, 60, 64, 68, 70, 72 and 74 to screen. More…

News: Six ways to start 2016 as the healthiest, happiest you

…in bowel cancer screening? Find out what cancer screening you’re eligible for, and plan now to participate where necessary in 2016. Living a healthier and happier life doesn’t require a major overhaul of your habits – it’s about small steps…

News: Australian researchers map the way to a cancer-free future

Health experts will today launch an Australian-first research study to understand national patterns in cancer incidence, survival and screening practices based on where people live. The Atlas of Cancer in Australia will, for the first time, allow health agencies, policy…

Helen’s story

…to prepare for my next surgery, followed by chemotherapy, I remind myself that life does go on. If you receive a bowel screening kit, use it. It’s a simple test that may save your life. In Queensland, around 3000 people…

News: Time to clear up confusion on pros and cons of prostate cancer tests

…call the Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 for information about their risks and options. “Queenslanders who have questions about prostate cancer can also go to cancerqld.org.au for information on early detection and screening.” This month is Prostate…