Tagged: #family history

14
Sep
2015
Magazine encourages women to 'think beyond the pink'
 
Women's awareness of breast cancer is higher than ever, but many of us tend to forget about our risk of other cancers, according to a special report in Australian Women's Health.

The article Think beyond the pink, published in the October 2015 issue of the popular magazine, highlights what all women need to know to protect themselves against some the most common types of cancers, like bowel cancer.
Published in Latest News
16
Jul
2015
A busy mother of four and a professional working within in a very public leadership role, I was diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 43 years of age.
 
Like many people, I thought bowel cancer was an older person's disease and despite a family history of it, didn't think I needed to worry about it just yet.
Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
01
Jul
2015
 
You're invited to celebrate Bowel Cancer Australia's Annual Christmas in July!
 
Bowel Cancer Australia's Christmas in July is an initiative held in the final weekend of July each year.
 
It's an opportunity to get together with those you love most and give the greatest gift of all.... knowledge that could save their life.
Published in Latest News
13
Jan
2015
He's best known for helping people improve their homes and now John Eussen has decided it's time to help people improve their health by becoming a Bowel Cancer Australia Ambassador.
 
The long-standing and highly respected figure in the design and interiors industry will be known to many as presenter of Grand Designs Live Australia as well as his various media roles.
 
John has been a regular guest on Radio 2UE, the Body and Soul Program on 106.5FM, Channel Ten's Studio 10 and Sky News Australia. He has written design articles for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and is a regular columnist for several industry trade magazines.
Published in Latest News
09
Jan
2015
Known cancer genes are found in up to a quarter of bowel cancer patients with a family history of the disease, prompting calls for both more genetic testing and more research.
 
A recent UK study of more than 600 patients with bowel cancer and a family history of early ­onset disease found inherited susceptibility to bowel cancer was relatively common.
Published in Latest News
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