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Nurses promoting self-screening cervical cancer

A new project has highlighted the role of nurses in significantly reducing cervical cancer cases in Australia. Globally, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, resulting in over 600,000 new cases and 342,000 deaths yearly. Australia has been at ...

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HPV vaccine extended to boys

The Gardasil vaccine will be rolled out to boys aged 12 and 13 in schools nationally from next year. It's expected 870,000 boys will receive the HPV vaccine in the first four years at a cost of $20 million, said ...

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Cervical cancer vaccine shows promise

The number of girls developing medical problems which can lead to cervical cancer has begun to drop, following the introduction of a revolutionary vaccine. A study of schoolgirls and young women given the cervical cancer vaccine in Victoria as part ...

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