Tagged: #colonoscopy

06
Mar
2017
I was feeling fine, but there was quite a bit of blood appearing in my stool - I just put it down to haemorrhoids.
 
My partner kept telling me to see the doctor, but of course, I did the male thing and ignored her pleas.
 
After experiencing a bowel motion consisting only of blood, I finally went to the GP.
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03
Mar
2017
Bowel Cancer Australia is calling on Federal, State and Territory Governments to urgently address the delays in timely access to colonoscopy in response to results from independent research released yesterday as part of the 2017 Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late campaign.
 
Findings from the My Bowel Cancer, My Voice research revealed less than half of respondents experiencing symptoms (47%) reported having a colonoscopy within the recommended 30 days following a visit to their GP. 
 
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27
Feb
2017
 
There are fears many Australians will die from bowel cancer because of colonoscopy waiting times.
 
Bowel Cancer Australia is calling on the Australian government to urgently address the "looming" crisis, after new research showed more than half of patients who return a positive screening result don't have the diagnostic procedure within the recommended 30 days.
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10
Feb
2017
I’m a husband, father, teacher, sports coach, advocate for Australian Rules football and an all-round top bloke.
 
My name is John, and up until the time I turned 50, I was like a lot of other Australians who didn’t think very much about bowel cancer.
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24
Jan
2017
Bowel Cancer Australia's annual public awareness campaign launches on the 1st of February!
 
Affecting men and women, young and old, bowel cancer is Australia’s second biggest cancer killer.
 
However, when detected early, 90% of cases can be treated successfully.
 
This February, Bowel Cancer Australia is reminding Australians that timing can be everything.
 
 
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