Publications and Resources

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The Tasmanian Health Service maintains a range of publications and resources to promote cancer prevention, screening and early detection.

These publications and resources are available to download or you can request a printed copy. Printed copies can be ordered by completing and returning the Publication and Resource Order Form

Please note that orders can only be posted to a Tasmanian address.

Choose a topic from the menu below to find a related publication or resource.


Breast Cancer

Publications:

  • BreastScreen and You
    A brochure to help you decide whether to participate in Australia’s breast screening program.

Resources:

  • Consent to join the BreastScreen Tasmania Program
    The consent form covers: BreastScreen Tasmania contacting you and the collection, use, and disclosure of your information. Please note that if you do not consent to join the BreastScreen Tasmania Program by signing the Program Consent you will be unable to have your screening mammogram performed by BreastScreen Tasmania.
  • Why Do I Need More Tests
    This fact sheet provides some information about what happens now that you have been asked to come to an Assessment Clinic for further tests.

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Bowel Cancer

Publications:

  • Facts about Colonoscopies
    A brochure containing facts about colonoscopies - a procedure that scans your large bowel for abnormalities.

Resources:

  • Poo Poke Post Video
    Help us to share the message of the importance of bowel cancer screening with Tasmania's newest and most in tune public health campaign - Poo Poke Post!
  • TBCPP_DL_-_Poo.Poke.Post_201806.pdf, PDF File
    A brochure that describes what to do when you receive your free National Bowel Cancer Screening kit - it's as simple as Poo.Poke.Post!

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Cervical Cancer

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Health Professionals

  • AIHW Cancer Screening Reports
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) data reports on participation and outcomes for the three cancer screening programs.
  • Tasmanian Cancer Statistics
    Published by the Tasmanian Cancer Registry, the registry responsible for collecting, collating and reporting incidence of all malignant neoplasms in Tasmanian residents.

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Men's Health

  • Prostate Cancer
    A brochure that explains the symptoms, risk factors, detection methods and treatment options for prostate cancer.
  • Testicular Cancer
    A brochure explaining the risk factors, testing methods and treatments for testicular cancer.
  • The MANual
    A humorous booklet containing practical advice on how men can look after their bodies.

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Other Publications and Resources

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Translated Publications and Resources

  • Bowel Screening
    Available on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program website.

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