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Gunbalanya-Kakadu disease cluster investigation: final report

This is the final report from the Northern Territory Government on the investigations into the findings of a retrospective cohort study on long-term Aboriginal residents living in the Gunbalanya-Kakadu area.
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PLHIV and gay men's awareness of HPV-related anal cancer: community survey report

Positive Life NSW surveyed a total of 1,660 people living with HIV and gay, bisexual men (GBM) via an anonymous online questionnaire, to assess awareness of, screening for, and prevention of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and anal cancer in NSW, Australia. This survey report...
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National Cervical Screening Program monitoring report 2020

The National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) is one of Australia’s three population-based cancer screening programs. This is the second report to monitor the National Cervical Screening Program since it introduced 5-yearly HPV tests in 2017.
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Review of the impact of COVID-19 on medical services and procedures in Australia utilising MBS data: skin, breast and colorectal cancers, and telehealth services

This report provides findings from an analysis of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for the months January 2020 to June 2020 to understand where changes in the number of cancer-related services have occurred, and the types of services affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. This analyses focuses...
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Review of the impact of COVID-19 on medical services and procedures in Australia utilising MBS data: lung and prostate cancers

This report provides findings from an analysis of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) data for the months January 2020 to June 2020 to understand where changes in the number of cancer-related services have occurred, and the types of services affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. These analyses...
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National bowel cancer screening program: monitoring report 2020

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) using key performance indicators.
Journal article

Engaging with Indigenous Australian communities for a human papilloma virus and oropharyngeal cancer project; use of the CONSIDER statement

This paper outlines the engagement, consultation and recruitment strategies for a study involving investigation of HPV and OPSCC among Indigenous South Australians.
Strategy

Cancer care in the time of COVID-19: a conceptual framework for the management of cancer during a pandemic

This conceptual framework uses published data and guidance to explore system-wide approaches to cancer management during the COVID-19 pandemic. The framework is intended as a useful resource for cancer organisations, health professionals, medical colleges and policy-makers.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Scott Morrison says all cancer treatment is free in public hospitals. Is he correct?

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has challenged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to match Labor's 2019 election pledge to cut out-of-pocket costs for cancer patients. But Mr Morrison claims cancer treatment for public hospital patients is already free.
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Summary of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The summary provides information on the extent of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the risk factors that contribute to cancer and strategies in place to reduce its impact on individuals and communities.