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News: New cervical cancer screening program to save lives

improve screening rates throughout Australia. “Having one national screening register where Queenslanders can keep up to date with their eligibility and scheduled screenings is vitally important,” Ms Clift said. “The register will encourage more men and women to participate in…

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: Computer just as effective as clinical screening for head and neck cancer patients

New research has found computerised screening could improve the clinical management of head and neck cancer patients, providing an efficient and effective alternative to clinical screening for patients undergoing treatment. The joint study tested the effectiveness of a ScreenIT application…

News: Cancer Council calls on women to get cancer screening rates on target

the target age groups for breast and cervical screening participated in the programs in 2011 or 2012 – similar to the rates in previous years. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said more women needed to participate in regular screenings…

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