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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Arabic

In Australia about one in 19 men and one in 28 women will develop bowel cancer before the age of 751. Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death after lung cancer. This booklet tells you the main facts about bowel cancer, about a simple screening test, called a Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT), that you can do at home and about follow-up tests used to look for changes in your bowel, including cancer. It also tells you about how you can reduce your risk of getting bowel cancer by completing the free screening test that you have been sent.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with health and medical staff, Financial and legal issues, Managing symptoms and side effects
Targeting: Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2014

Last updated on this website:
08-05-2014

By: Department of Health & Ageing, Canberra
 

Understanding the Faecal Occult Blood Test - different languages (NSW)

This fact sheet provides information on what is a Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT), who can have one, can anyone have a FOBT, where do I get it, what do my tests mean and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and where to get reliable information. Bowel cancer can develop without early warning signs or symptoms. The cancer can grow inside the bowel for many years before it is detected. Often, small amounts of blood can leak from these growths and pass into bowel motions.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Treatment options
Targeting: Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
20-03-2014

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

After a diagnosis of bowel cancer - different languages (NSW)

This fact sheet provides information on issues after diagnosis with bowel cancer, including how is bowel cancer treated, what are the physical and emotional wellness issues, and where to get reliable information. After finding out you have bowel cancer, you may feel shocked, upset, anxious or confused. These are normal responses. A diagnosis of bowel cancer affects each person differently. For most it will be a difficult time, however some people manage to continue with their normal daily activities.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Treatment options
Targeting: Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
20-03-2014

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Making Time for Bowel Cancer Screening (Aboriginal) (DVD)

This DVD includes everything Aboriginal men and women need to know about bowel cancer prevention. It specifically provides Aboriginal men and women with information about bowel cancer, what it is, risk factors, reducing risk, the Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) and The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. It is designed for individuals, health professionals, and community groups.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
06-03-2014

By: Cancer Council WA
 

Fibre and wholegrain cereals

Provides information to general public and consumers about fibre and wholegrains and ways of reducing cancer risk.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Food and eating, 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:
24-02-2014

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Bowel cancer kills over 70 Australians each week - poster (VIC)

Screening for bowel cancer is easy. A simple, at-home test every 2 years could save your life. If you’re 50 or over, speak to your health professional today. Poster

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
26-04-2013

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Bowel Cancer

Specific information and brief statistics on bowel cancer, with information to help family and friends on topics: - Supporting loved ones with bowel cancer. - How to talk to children about bowel cancer. - How to approach depression and anxiety. - How to avoid bowel cancer. - Ways in which it is possible to support research to find better treatments for bowel cancer.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: 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:2010

Last updated on this website:
08-03-2012

By: GI Cancer Institute
 

Instructions for Sample Collection (multi-language) (leaflet)

This two page instruction sheet explains how to collect the FOBT samples. If you have been invited to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and you require information about how to complete your FOBT Kit, please contact the FOBT Helpline on 1300 738 365 and you will be taken through the instructions step by step.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Early Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, 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:
23-07-2015

By: Department of Health & Ageing, Canberra
 

Information brochure for general practitioners ( fact sheet)

This brochure covers general practitioners' role in National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Early Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, 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:
16-07-2015

By: Department of Health & Ageing, Canberra
 

A simple free test that could save your life - multilanguage (flyer)

A simple free test could save your life - encourages program invitees to screen for bowel cancer

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Early Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2014

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Department of Health & Ageing, Canberra
 

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