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National Bowel Screening Programme to be reviewed

More than 3000 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year and more than 1200 die from the disease. • The National Bowel Screening Programme is being rolled out progressively throughout New Zeal... read more

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

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

Figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund show that waiting lists for the procedure, which is used as an early diagnosis tool for bowel cancer ... months ahead of a national screening programm... read more

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Test trial proves to be a life-saver

A bowel cancer screening ... quickly new colonoscopy staff will have to be recruited and trained until it is told the timeframe for a national programme. "Labour has said it will set up an implementat... read more


NZ v Australia on bowel cancer care explored

So our ... more awareness about the symptoms and signs of bowel cancer, hopefully that leads to people getting checked out and that might make difference to bowel cancer death rates too". Despite bein... read more

Australia's National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: does it work for Indigenous Australians?

Despite a lower incidence of bowel cancer overall, Indigenous Australians are more likely to be diagnosed ... In 2006, Australia began rolling out a population-based National Bowel Cancer Screening Pr... 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

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

Mobile cancer screening rolled out to boost early detection

Some potential cancer patients could be offered screening in shopping centre car parks in a bid ... "So it's great news that this pilot scheme is now going to be rolled out across other parts of Engla... 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

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

Speech:Tony Ryall - Inaugural International Cancer Symposium

Another cancer prevention programme is the national vaccination programme for HPV which has been rolled out ... of bowel cancer and I'm advised, an increase of up to 270 lives saved per year. People h... read more



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