Let’s Talk… Bowel Screening

Bowel (or colorectal) cancer is the second most common cancer in Australia. Some 14,000 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year. Around 90% of cases can be successfully treated if the cancer’s detected early. Australia’s National Bowel Screening Program is free and has the potential to save your…

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Let’s Talk… Breast Self-Checks and GP Screening

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women in Australia. About one in eight women will be diagnosed by the time they’re 85. Men can also develop breast cancer, but it’s much less frequent. Thanks to ongoing research, the most common types of breast cancer now have…

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Let’s Talk…Urinary Tract Infections UTIs

What are Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)? A UTI is an infection in any part of your urinary system. This system, which includes your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra, helps filter your blood and get rid of waste and excess fluid from your body as urine (wee). UTIs are very…

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Let’s Talk… Testicular Screening

Each year, around 800 Australians are diagnosed with testicular cancer. That’s about one in every 100 cancers in males. It’s the most common cancer found in young men aged between 20 and 39. Here’s the good news: more than 9 out of 10 people with testicular cancer can be…

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Let’s Talk…Health Assessments

  Have you ever been to your doctor for a Health Assessment? There are several assessments available to cater for patients’ particular needs and circumstances. They’re also a good preventative measure to keep an eye on your current health and identify any risks that may be present or likely…

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