How do you screen for lung cancer?

Screening for lung cancer has been a long and complex story, but we now know that using low dose CT

What is the difference between screening and targeting?

Identifying Cancers There are 2 different ways we identify cancers. One way is by what we call population screening. That

What are the ways to screen for bowel cancer?

So the screening for bowel cancer is also a fairly complex area. In Australia, we have a national programme of

Health checks for indigenous people

Every aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander person of any age can get a free health check done every year. It’s

Health protection for Aboriginal people

Life is full of choices and some of our choices become habits. Some habits are good for us and some

Video: Bowel cancer – Anton Enus

Video transcript Anton Enus, Bowel Cancer Australia Ambassador I became involved quite by chance actually. I was diagnosed in December

Hepatitis C: Fibroscan and liver biopsy

Can’t you get enough information from blood tests? When a person might have liver disease their doctor will use a

Hepatitis C and PCR testing

What is PCR (RNA) testing? RNA testing refers to an advanced technology that is used to detect ribonucleic acid from

Amniocentesis: what you need to know

What is amniocentesis? Amniocentesis is a test that involves inserting a thin needle into a pregnant woman’s belly to take

Liver biopsy

A liver biopsy involves removing a small sample of tissue from your liver so that it can be examined for

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