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New recommendations published: screening intervals and more
4. 2. 2019 ECIBC Press Release | More information...
This World Cancer Day, ECIBC releases 17 new recommendations providing now access to a total of 40 recommendations on breast cancer screening and diagnosis, announced also via the JRC website (EU Science Hub).
New cervical cancer test has 100 per cent detection rate
14. 12. 2018 Queen Mary University of London Press Release | More information...
A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a randomised clinical screening trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus (HPV) test at a reduced cost, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.
Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years
9. 11. 2018 Queen Mary University of London Press Release | More information...

Women who take part in breast screening have a significantly greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened, according to a study of more than 50,000 women [1], led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London.

Alarmingly low awareness of urology across Europe
24. 9. 2018 European Association of Urology (EAU) Press Release | More information...

Public awareness of urological conditions is alarmingly low throughout Europe. Results of a new international survey [1] of more than 2,500 responders from 5 countries show that women know more about men’s health issues than men do, men have poor knowledge of key urological symptoms and don’t take early signs of potentially life-threatening urological conditions seriously.

Results of personalised invitations of Czech citizens to cancer screening programmes in 2014
16. 4. 2015 Czech Ministry of Health, Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses of Masaryk University | More information...

The project of personalised invitations of citizens to cancer screening programmes was launched in the Czech Republic in January 2014. Women are invited to participate in breast cancer screening and cervical cancer screening; men and women are invited to participate in colorectal cancer screening. The project aims to enhance the current cancer prevention programmes, and to increase their participation rates; therefore, personalised invitations are sent to citizens who do not participate in cancer screening programmes in the long term, and thus are at a higher risk of developing cancer.

Personalised invitations of Czech citizens to cancer screening programmes
15. 1. 2014 IBA MU | More information...

In January 2014, a project of personalised invitations for cancer screening programmes was launched in the Czech Republic. In particular, citizens are invited to participate in colorectal cancer screening (men and women), as well as breast cancer screening and cervical cancer screening (women). Personalised invitations are aimed at citizens who have not participated in cancer screening programmes in the long term, and therefore are at a higher risk of developing cancer. The project is expected to increase participation rates in Czech cancer screening programmes.

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