Cancer prevention & screening

The cancer prevention information accessible via the links below has been developed by Australian cancer care experts. It provides evidence-based information and supports a range of health professionals.

Recommendations for screening & surveillance for specific cancers: guidelines for general practitioners

Prevention

Useful links

Cut Your Cancer Risk – a Cancer Council site for patients
HPV vaccine
National Immunisation program – Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

 

Screening

Useful links

BreastScreen Australia Program
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
National Cervical Screening Program
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing in asymptomatic men (NHMRC)

Risk assessment tools

Bowel cancer risk calculator – A handy tool for doctors and patients, for use in or outside a consultation
Familial Risk Assessment Breast and Ovarian Cancer (FRA-BOC) – Cancer Australia online tool

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