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Cancer screening

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term564066
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
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Population-based cancer screening involves testing for signs of cancer in people who do not have any obvious symptoms of the disease. In Australia, there are currently three national screening programs, BreastScreen Australia, National Cervical Cancer Screening Program (NCSP) and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP).

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 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Cancer screening test result Health, Standard 29/08/2014

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 06/09/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 23/11/2018

Person—cancer screening test result Health, Standard 29/08/2014

Person—cancer screening test result, bowel cancer code N[A] Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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