Cancer screening

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2021

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) using key performance indicators. Of those who were invited to participate in the NBCSP between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2019, 43.5% undertook screening.
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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...
Journal article

How has COVID-19 impacted cancer screening? Adaptation of services and the future outlook in Australia

This article focuses on observed short-term impacts, adaptations and the longer-term outlook for cancer screening in relation to COVID-19. It summarises potential responses to minimise the harms of disruptions caused by COVID-19, and highlights research and policy opportunities in the pandemic response and recovery which...
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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...
Journal article

Indigenous Australian women's experiences of participation in cervical screening

The National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) is failing to meet the needs of Indigenous Australian women, resulting in many women not regularly participating in cervical screening. This study offers recommendations that will help screening providers support Indigenous women to start and continue to screen regularly.
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National Cervical Screening Program monitoring report 2019

This is the first report to monitor the National Cervical Screening Program since it introduced 5-yearly HPV tests in 2017. In 2018, among women aged 25–74, 1,795,395 had an HPV test, and 9% of all screening HPV tests performed were positive for HPV types that...
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Sharing stories of success, strengths and need

The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW convened the forum to hear from participants about what works in providing locally led support programs for people with cancer and their families and to learn what resources, training and support are needed to support Aboriginal...
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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.