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CanRevive Public Info Session - Prevention and Screening of Bowel Cancer

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Australian Chinese Community Association - Western Centre

15 Hunter Street

Parramatta, NSW 2150

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Chinese cancer support group CanRevive has received more than $100,000 in funding for two cancer awareness projects as part of the Cancer Institute NSW Innovations in Cancer Control Grants.

The Bowel Cancer Screening Awareness Project for Australian Chinese will focus on investigating the barriers of low participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) among Chinese communities.

CanRevive will conduct a public information session on "Prevention and Screening of Bowel Cancer" on Thursday, 1 March 2018 to be presented by Dr. Zeigfeld Yu-Ting Yeh.

Content of the information session includes:

1. The causes of Bowel Cancer.

2. How to prevent Bowel Cancer?

3. Screening Methods of Bowel Cancer.

4. The role of GP in Bowel Screening.

Free admission, simultaneous Cantonese/Mandarin interpretation available.

Information session participants will be invited to complete a "National Bowen Cancer Screening Program" related questionnaire and will receive a free Chinese National Bowel Cancer Screening Program information pack.

This information session is organised by CanRevive Cancer Support Service, Australian Chinese Medical Association, co-organised by Australian Chinese Community Association, Western Sydney Chinese Workers Network. Funded by Cancer Institute NSW.

澳洲政府大力倡議及撥款支持的大腸癌檢測計劃,在華人社區中一直存在著使用率偏偏低的問題。有見及此,更生會利用新州癌症學會提供的撥款舉辦多個公開講座與問卷調查,希望能鼓勵新州華人認識大腸癌及其篩查方法,達至及早治療,以提高存活率的目標。

更生會以“大腸癌的預防及篩查” 為題,内容涵蓋腸癌成因 、預防及篩查方法 、家庭醫生於預防與檢測過程中擔當的角色。講座參加者將獲得一份《全國性大腸癌篩查計劃》的中文版資訊手冊

講座詳情如下:

日期:2018年3月1日(星期四)

時間:上午1030分至下午12時30

地點:悉尼西區 - 澳華公會西區服務中心 Australian Chinese Community Association - Western Centre

15 Hunter Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150

講員:葉昱廷醫生(大腸直腸外科)

合辦機構更生會, 澳華醫學會

協辦機構:澳華公會, 西雪梨華人工作員網絡

此「澳洲華人認識腸癌篩查計劃」能夠配合華人語言和文化上的需求,鼓勵有興趣人士參加。報名及查詢詳情,請致電更生會02 9212 7789 或瀏覽網址www.canrevive.com 或親臨市區總會,地址:Level 4, 741 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

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