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Cervical cancer: 60m lives could be saved

Australian and international researchers conclude that over the next 100 years, more than 74 million cervical cancer cases and 60 million deaths could be averted. The studies The first study, published in The Lancet, modelled the progress that could be made towards eliminating new cervical cancer cases by introducing or …

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Australia on track for world first to eradicate cervical cancer

Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer following the success of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the national cervical screening program. New research from Cancer Council NSW, being presented this week at the International Papilloma Virus …

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New cervical screening program launched today

Eligible Australian women are encouraged to participate in the renewed national cervical-cancer screening program starting today (December 1). The new program, which is expected to reduce deaths from the disease by at least 20 per cent, will include a five-yearly cervical screening test for women aged 25 to 74, replacing …

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