Cancer Screening

Cancer screening can help protect your health through early detection, even if you don’t have any symptoms of the disease. Simple screening tests look for particular changes and early signs of cancer before it has developed or before any symptoms emerge.

Page last updated: 27 April 2016

BreastScreen Australia

Breast Screening
BreastScreen Australia aims to reduce illness and death from breast cancer by actively recruiting and screening women aged 50-74 for early detection of the disease.

National Bowel Cancer
Screening Program

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program aims to reduce illness and death from bowel cancer by offering people aged 50 to 74 years a free screening test to complete in the privacy of their own home.

National Cervical
Screening Program

National Cervical Screening Program
The National Cervical Screening Program aims to reduce illness and death from cervical cancer, in a cost-effective manner, through a more organised approach to cervical screening.