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The Cancer Society is calling for our National Bowel Screening Programme to be rolled out more quickly

It comes as the World Health Organisation says Australasia has the highest cancer rate in the world - with men most at risk. It's estimated the risk of New Zealand men developing cancer before the ... read more

Everything you ever wanted to know about cancer screening

"About four out ... National Bowel Screening Programme invites men and women aged 60 to 69 to participate in the programme. The risk of bowel cancer increases with age. Therefore, by participating in ... read more

Delight as health ministers finally bow to pressure to lower the bowel cancer screening age to 50

The UK National ... out plan where screening can be offered at 55 and eventually to all aged 50 - ensuring we have the best bowel screening programme possible.' Sara Hiom, director of early diagnosis ... read more

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2,400 people on waiting lists for colonoscopies for over 3 months

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CT cancer scans 'urgently needed'

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Election 2017: What our health system needs

One of the big changes to the health system under National ... extend $18 GP visits to more low income people; 95 per cent of obese 4-year-olds referred for treatment each year; continue to roll out t... read more

Speech:Tony Ryall - Inaugural International Cancer Symposium

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Emirates ID to also substitute for Insurance Card by 2016-end

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) plans to substitute the National ... preventive screening for all age groups. “All Emiratis will [be covered by] the preventive health screening programme, which is ag... read more

Researchers are calling for a national healthy food policy for schools

hold a symposium about diet-related disease. Human nutrition professor Jim Mann says one of the areas they're targeting is getting young people to eat better. He says schools who enforce healthy eatin... read more

Should Boys Be Given the HPV Vaccine? The Science Is Weaker than the Marketing

In fact, when they looked more closely ... a specialist in cervical cancer screening, told the New York Times‘ Elisabeth Rosenthal, “Oh, dear. If we give it to boys, then all pretense of scientific wo... read more

Reading isn't believing when it comes to newspapers

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Consuming more fish and fruit is most important for health

Consuming more fruit and fish ... Experts are also considering rolling out the new test as part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. What the experts say Study author Naomi Fliss Isakov s... read more

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