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Finding and preventing bowel cancer (VIC) (fact sheet)

Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is the second biggest cancer killer in Australia (after lung cancer). 90% of bowel cancers can be cured if found early. It provides information on simple, at home test every two year, if you are aged 50 or over. Regular screening is important because bowel cancer can develop without noticeable symptoms.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Food and eating, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Bowel (Colorectal) Cancer (booklet)

Provides information to assist in understanding bowel cancer, including its diagnosis and treatment and support services, having a stoma, and caring for someone with cancer.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Complementary / Alternative therapy, Disease stages, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Rights and responsibilities, Sexuality issues, Treatment options
Targeting: Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Faecal occult blood test (FOBT) – a test for the early signs of bowel cancer (VIC)(fact sheet)

A faecal occult blood test (FOBT) is a simple test that looks for the early signs of bowel cancer. The test can be done at home and involves taking tiny samples from two separate bowel motions faeces, using a test kit.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Early detection of bowel cancer – what blokes need to know (VIC)(fact sheet)

Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum. Bowel cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia after non-melanoma skin cancer and prostate cancer. If bowel cancer is detected early, the chance of successful treatment and long-term survival improves significantly.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Follow-up of colorectal cancer suvivors (fact sheet)

The fact sheet provide information to professionals about follow-up for colorectal cancer survivors.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups
Targeting: Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
18-06-2015

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Colonoscopy brochure (leaflet)

Brochure provides information about the colonoscopy procedure and is produced by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and the Gastroenterological Society of Australia.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Department of Health & Ageing, Canberra
 

Bowel cancer in NSW: The facts

The NSW Bowel Cancer Report Card details the burden of bowel cancer in NSW, and highlights the importance of early detection and screening to prevent bowel cancer by finding changes that can be treated before they become cancerous. The site also highlights measures that can be taken to improve the current status of bowel cancer, including how to reduce the risk of bowel cancer through positive lifestyle changes.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with health and medical staff, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2015

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Cancer Institute NSW
 

Bowel cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of bowel cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
14-05-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Finding and preventing bowel cancer - different languages (VIC)

Bowel cancer is also known as colorectal cancer. It is the second biggest cancer killer in Australia. More than 3,600 Victorian men and women get it each year, and more than 1,350 die from it. Over 90% of bowel cancers can be cured if found early. Fact sheets translated into different languages, i.e. Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Filipino, Tagalog/Greek, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Khmer, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Somalian, Tigrinya, Turkish, Vietnamese.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Food and eating, Rights and responsibilities, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
19-03-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Bowel Cancer – prevention and early detection (QLD)

Provides an overview of bowel cancer, risk factors, prevention, detection methods and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
05-03-2015

By: Cancer Council QLD
 

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