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News: Cancer Council campaign breaks the silence on bowel cancer

over 50 who currently fall outside the target group, or anyone concerned about bowel cancer, should talk to their GP about bowel cancer screening. More information about the Cancer Council advertisement is available at www.bowelcancer.org.au. More information about…

News: Cancer Council campaign breaks the silence on bowel cancer

aged over 50 who currently fall outside the target group, or anyone concerned about bowel cancer, should talk to their GP about bowel cancer screening. More information about the Cancer Council advertisement is available at www.bowelcancer.org.au. More information about…

Research snapshot – Increasing participation in bowel cancer screening Myers 2020

What is known? Many strategies have been tried to increase participation in programs such as the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, with only modest success. Little is known about what the most effective techniques are to change behaviour when it…

Research snapshot – Barriers to home bowel cancer screening Goodwin 2021

What is known? Bowel cancer screening saves lives. When detected early, before noticeable symptoms start to show, bowel cancer can be successfully treated over 90% of the time. For this reason, the Australian government distributes home bowel cancer screening kits…

Improving participation in bowel cancer screening

Background One in 13 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer in their lifetime. If it is diagnosed early, five-year relative survival rates following treatment are higher than 90%. Improving early diagnosis of bowel cancer is key to improving survival,…

News: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

This Bowel Cancer Awareness Month we are renewing our call for all eligible Queenslanders to take a bowel cancer screening test. Only about one in three eligible Queenslanders completes the free National Bowel Cancer Screening test, even though bowel cancer

News: Queenslanders bowling out on bowel cancer test: We must do better

11 20″>13 11 20 for more information, or visit www.bowelcancer.org.au. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at www.cancerqld.org.au. For interviews, please contact: Katie Clift, Executive Manager, Media and Spokesperson, Cancer Council Queensland Ph: <a href=”tel:(07) 3634…

News: Patient preferences, region linked to bowel cancer survival

Cancer, focused on a review of research papers from 1990 to 2016 and found individual patient preferences and where a Queenslander lived played an important role in bowel cancer survival. Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan highlighted the new…

News: High intensity exercise improves the health of bowel cancer survivors

More than 2900 Queenslanders are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year, and about 1000 die from the disease. Bowel cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Queensland, but the second biggest cancer killer. More information about Cancer Council…