Breast cancer

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A community perspective: on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer among women and trans and gender diverse people

In 2016, Positive Life NSW conducted an anonymous online anal cancer awareness survey targeting women and trans and gender diverse PLHIV, and other HIV-negative women and, trans and gender diverse people across Australia. This survey report outlines the findings.
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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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BreastScreen Australia monitoring report 2019

This report is the latest in the BreastScreen Australia monitoring report series, which is published annually to provide regular monitoring of BreastScreen Australia. The latest data available for women aged 50–74―the target age group since 1 July 2013―are presented.
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Improving breast cancer screening in Australia: a public health perspective

Abstract: There are currently no single disruptors to breast cancer screening akin to the impact of human papillomavirus testing and vaccination on cervical cancer screening. However, there is a groundswell of interest to review the BreastScreen Australia program to consider more risk-based screening protocols and...
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Cancer screening in Australia: future directions in melanoma, Lynch syndrome, and liver, lung and prostate cancers

In this paper, experts in their fields provide perspectives on the current state of play and future directions for screening and surveillance for melanoma, Lynch syndrome, and liver, lung and prostate cancers in Australia.
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BreastScreen Australia data dictionary

The BreastScreen Australia data dictionary is intended to be the authoritative source of data definitions used by BreastScreen Australia to meet the need for national consistency in data collected for program monitoring and evaluation, and for accreditation of BreastScreen Australia services.
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Analysis of breast cancer outcomes and screening behaviour for BreastScreen Australia

This analysis found that screen-detected breast cancers were less likely to cause death than never-screened breast cancers for all age groups eligible to screen. The results include outcomes using different correction factors for lead-time bias and screening selection bias that may be more appropriate for...
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BreastScreen Australia monitoring report 2018

This report is the latest in the BreastScreen Australia monitoring report series, which is published annually to provide regular monitoring of BreastScreen Australia. The latest data available for women aged 50–74, the target age group since 1 July 2013, are presented.
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Analysis of cancer outcomes and screening behaviour of cancer screening programs in Australia

This is the first report from an Australian-first project combining data from the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, BreastScreen Australia, and the National Cervical Screening Program. Screen-detected breast, cervical and bowel cancers were less likely to cause death than non-screen-detected cancers, with analyses also revealing...
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Breast Cancer Network Australia's state of the nation report

Reflecting on twenty years of consumer advocacy, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) asks in this report what does it feel like to be diagnosed with and treated for breast cancer in Australia today?