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Colour for a Cause + a little giveaway

Being fifty-something, it’s hard to ignore the fact that, after genetics, one of the main risk factors for ovarian cancer is being over 50 years of age. Or that each year 1400 Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and more than 1000 will die from the disease … that’s one woman every 8 hours.… Continue reading Colour for a Cause + a little giveaway

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Update on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Being fifty-something means that I’ve already been invited to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (Australia). I’ve actually been invited twice: when I turned 50 and 55. Lucky me: bowel cancer screening could save my life. And yours. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program began in 2006 and has been progressively expanding the age… Continue reading Update on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program