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Cancer screening and prevention

  • Breast cancer screening

    BreastScreen Queensland provides free screening and assessment to eligible women every 2 years.

  • Bowel cancer screening

    Under the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, free screening kits are sent to eligible people to test for early signs of bowel cancer.

  • Cervical screening

    The Queensland Cervical Screening Program send reminders and keeps a record of test results for women.

  • Reduce your risk of cancer

    Tips on a health lifestyle and participating in screening programs.

  • Pap smears

    Regular Pap smears are the best way to prevent cervical cancer.

  • Sun safety and skin cancer

    Know the signs of skin cancer and learn the 5 ways to protect yourself in the sun.

An invitation to save your life

BreastScreen Queensland image

The risk of breast cancer increases with age, so BreastScreen Queensland has extended the program to invite women aged 50 - 74 years for a free breast screen every two years. Regular screening is the most effective way to detect and treat breast cancer early.

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Last updated
18 July 2016
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