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Screening plan at last for bowel cancer

“Our key message is ensuring that people are diagnosed early. That’s one of the most important things, obviously because it means better survival rates. We’re hoping the bowel cancer screening program... read more

Waitemata Has Lowest Cancer Death Rates in New Zealand

“Our pilot will be evaluated to assess its impacts, and whether a screening programme for bowel cancer should be rolled out nationally.” More information on the latest national cancer statistics is av... read more

6 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2018

We’re now waiting to hear the full details of when and how the programme will be rolled out. When the vaccine was ... is now considering one for 2019. The new, more effective test used for bowel cance... read more

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The Ministerial reshuffle and health: plus analysis of Roxon’s tenure and advice to Plibersek

Other comments: Were our earlier comments at Croakey just wishful thinking or ... probably expected the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program to by now have added more than just 50-year-olds to its ... read more


NICE to lower the bar for cancer referral

GPs will soon be expected to refer far more patients for suspected cancer, with NICE guidelines detailing ... and there is a squeeze on it with the bowel screening programme, so units are working flat ... read more

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

A writer and his fiancée discover that a sexually transmitted disease has come between them

My fiancée, Janae, was splayed out on a ... she’d need two more good-news colposcopies over the next year before she could return to regular pap-smear screening. The beat went on, but it would have to ... read more

Many fear bowel cancer is a 'death sentence'

However according to the Irish Cancer Society (ICS ... were eligible for the national bowel cancer screening programme, BowelScreen. It found that almost 25% believe that bowel cancer is a death sente... 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

Implementation in a Large Health System of a Program to Identify Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer

It is clearly safer for patients, and more cost effective to society ... the staff member accesses the National Cancer Institute Gail model from a program downloaded onto a laptop computer. The patien... read more

Exercise and Cancer

That means they're much more likely to survive. We're really excited about this. I believe it will actually change the management of cancer patients. This is Robyn Williams, known to ABC Radio Nationa... read more

Overdiagnosis: when finding cancer can do more harm than good

Some grow fast and spread quickly ... lung cancer screening is still underway. The latest results, expected out in the next year, will hopefully shed more light on these issues. Screening can help spo... read more



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