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News: Prioritise breast and cervical cancer screening this International Women’s Day

to start a conversation with the women in their life about cancer and the importance of screening,” Ms McMillan said. “Participating in screening programs is vital to ensure that cancer is detected early, and you have the best chance of…

News: Cancer screening a priority for International Women’s Day

…recommended breast screening through BreastScreen Queensland – leaving around 44 per cent of women unscreened, hindering the chance of early detection[1]. Northern Queensland Primary Health Network recorded the highest screening participation rate at 62 per cent, while Brisbane North and…

News: Queensland records second lowest rate of cervical screening

…possible chance of detecting cancer early. “We commend the Federal Government for expanding this screening program, helping to save the lives of more Queenslanders.” The new cervical screening test will be available for all Australian women aged 25 to 74…

News: Community cervix announcement: new screening program launches

Cancer Council Queensland has welcomed a new cervical screening program which will come into effect on December 1, replacing the two-yearly pap test. Those aged between 25 and 74 years will be eligible to take part in the screening program…

News: More care needed for cancer screening: Cancer Council

Only 39 per cent of eligible Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay residents are participating in bowel cancer screening, and fewer than 60 per cent are taking part in breast and cervical cancer screening, new stats show. Cancer screening


Testing for signs of a disease in members of the public who do not have any symptoms….


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