BreastScreen Australia Program news

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Moving new video case studies encourage women to breast screen

Breast cancer is the most diagnosed form of cancer in Australian women. To help encourage women to book a free breast screening mammogram BreastScreen Australia has released 4 new inspirational videos.

Early cancer detection and screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

It’s easy to forget about cancer screening. But detecting cancer early saves lives. Learn more about cancer screening programs and how to enter the Beautiful Shawl competition.

Cancer screening packs distributed to general practices across Australia

The Australian Government Department of Health is seeking help from healthcare providers to increase participation in the national cancer screening programs (bowel, breast and cervical).

New digital resource on managing early breast cancer

Cancer Australia has launched a new, comprehensive digital resource – Guidance for the management of early breast cancer.

BreastScreen Australia turns 30

October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is the most diagnosed form of cancer in Australian women, with 1 in 7 women diagnosed at some stage in their life. Over the last 30 years, BreastScreen Australia has provided more than 20 million mammograms and detected over 20,000 cancers.
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