Cancer

Clearinghouse Connector – June 2011

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Overview

Cancer in Australia : an overview, 2008 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2008

Cancer survival and prevalence in Australia : cancers diagnosed from 1982 to 2004 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2008

Exposed : a literature review of the issues of women’s cancers in Australian Indigenous communities Women’s Health Goulburn North East, 2010


Screening

Cancer screening and treatment in women : recent findings : program brief United States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 2010

Cancer screening : pros, cons, choice, and the patient Australian Family Physician, 2009

Cervical screening in Australia 2006-2007 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2009

Breast and cervical cancer in indigenous women : Overcoming barriers to early detection Australian Family Physician, 2008


Prevention

The Associations between food, nutrition and physical activity and the risk of breast cancer : WCRF/AICR systematic literature review continuous update report World Cancer Research Fund; American Institute for Cancer Research, 2008

Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in Australia Medical Journal of Australia, 2008

Do older people perceive cancer prevention and early detection to be worthwhile? : implications for prevention Australian Journal of Public Health, 2009

What impact would effective solarium regulation have in Australia? Medical Journal of Australia, 2008


Some other considerations

Protection and preservation of fertility for young women with cancer O & G Magazine, 2010

Female health issues after treatment for childhood cancer Children’s Oncology Group, 2008

Follow up after breast cancer : views of Australian women Australian Family Physician, 2011


Related websites

Cancer Council Victoria

BreaCan Gynaecological and Breast Cancer Support

Cancer Australia

National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre

CanStats [Victorian cancer statistics]


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