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Volpara talks ASX listing and breast cancer screening
Dr Ralph Highnam: Breast cancer is a major issue around the world Carolyn. 1 in 8 women in the western world will develop it and 75 million women in a year globally, actually get screened. Unfortunately that screening, although it's proven to save ... [...]
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Breast cancer news round-up: New screening research + another state passes …
It's been a busy week in the world of breast cancer screening, with study results increasing our collective understanding of how best to use certain screening modalities and imaging protocols, as well as newly enacted legislation at the state level ... [...]
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Study: Screening does not reduce prostate cancer deaths
"Screening causes substantial increases in the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially before 70 years of age," said Dr. James Dickinson, from the University of Calgary and lead author of the paper. "However, most would never have ... [...]
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PHCC organises awareness lecture on breast & bowel cancer screening
The core objective of 'Screen for Life' is to promote education, awareness and early detection by encouraging women aged 45 years or older with no symptoms to receive breast cancer screening and 50 years or older to undergo bowel cancer screening. [...]
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Screening can help you beat the odds
NEW SCREENING CAMPAING: Back row from left are campaign ambassador Jean Kittson, breast cancer survivor Lourdes Catap, General Manager Blue Mountains Hospital Andrea Williams and breast cancer survivors Ann Attwood and Jennifer Byrnes; ... [...]
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Leading Experts Release Cutting-Edge Information On Prostate Cancer Screening
According to the recent data from the National Cancer Institute, screening has significantly reduced the mortality of prostate cancer but has caused controversy, largely due to over-diagnosis and over-treatment of harmless cancers. However, over the ... [...]
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Breast cancer screening rates drop to 10-year low in Lothians
THOUSANDS of women in Lothian could be putting themselves at risk of breast cancer after the number snubbing vital screening hit a ten-year high. Official NHS data revealed around a third of eligible women rejected routine breast x-rays between 2012 ... [...]
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Concern as breast-cancer screening uptake drops
BREAST screening uptake in Scotland has fallen over the past three years, sparking calls for more to be done to detect the disease at its early stage. NHS breast screening programme performance standards show that the number of women attending ... [...]
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Breast screening rates in Scotland fall to lowest in decade
Mary Allison, Scotland director at Breast Cancer Now, said: “Breast screening saves lives. It can help detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, which increases chances of survival.” She called for more action to tackle inequalities, as low uptake ... [...]
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Promotora visits increase breast cancer screening among Latina women
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States and the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic women. Hispanics are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with breast cancer at later stages when the ... [...]
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GP prostate screening ruled out but practices told to give PSA tests on request
GPs are urged to use their clinical judgment to offer the test to patients exhibiting possible symptoms of prostate cancer. They are advised not to proactively raise the issue of PSA testing in asymptomatic men. But any asymptomatic patients over 50 ... [...]
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Can New Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Help Reduce the Harm of Cancer …
Against all this fear of cancer we are only beginning to realize that the fear itself may cause serious harm, in some cases more than the disease itself. The American Cancer Society's new recommendations on breast cancer screening (spelled out in far ... [...]
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Prostate cancer, the confusion screening
From 50 years, each man must decide whether he did or not ” calibrate their PSA “, ie if it performs a blood test may reveal prostate cancer in the absence of symptoms . And even from 45 years in case of risk factors. And last year, 3 million French ... [...]
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Cancer Screening for Uninsured Low-Income Women in States Not Expanding Medicaid
The fact that uninsured low-income women face financial barriers to receiving recommended screenings for breast and cervical cancer is already known. However, a new study finds that in states that have not expanded Medicaid, these women face even ... [...]
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Rotherham mum's breast cancer screening plea
Mum Pat Gardiner, aged 62, from Greasbrough, Rotherham, is urging all women to make sure they are up to date with their breast screening appointments after seeing the impact having breast cancer had on her close family and friends. Pat attended a ... [...]
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Study: Early MRI Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality Among Female …
Earlier work among researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre had shown that MRI detects breast cancer at early stages in young survivors who are not old enough to start standard breast cancer screening. “If you are a young woman who was ... [...]
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