Get Screened and Get On with Living

Early detection of cancer

Take part in a cancer screening test

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Country SA PHN has collaborated with Cancer Council SA and Adelaide PHN to encourage South Australians to get screened and get on with living instead of worrying about the unknown. The campaign, which was first launched in 2019, encourages South Australians to take part in their regular bowel, breast and cervical screening tests.

Finding cancer early through screening dramatically increases your chance of survival. For example, 90 per cent of bowel cancers are curable if caught early. But in order for screening to work, people need to take control of their health and regularly have conversations with their GP about what screening tests are available to them.

Get screened and get on with living

A state-wide cancer screening promotional campaign

  • Encouraging South Australians to participate in bowel, breast & cervical cancer screening.
  • Celebrating life as opposed to focusing on the fear and negative feelings which deter people from completing a screening test.
  • Early detection of cancer improves health outcomes, reduces overall costs to the health system and – most importantly – saves lives.
  • For women diagnosed with breast cancer, the risk of death was 42% lower.
  • 90 per cent of bowel cancers are curable if caught early.
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