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  1. Bowel cancer (Glossary Item)

    Comprises cancer of the colon and cancer of the rectum, collectively known as colorectal cancer.

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  2. Colorectal polyps (Glossary Item)

    Small growths of colon tissue that protrude into the colonic or rectal lumen. They are usually asymptomatic, but sometimes cause ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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  3. Cancer screening (Glossary Item)

    Population-based cancer screening involves testing for signs of cancer in people who do not have any obvious symptoms of the ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  4. Chemotherapy (Glossary Item)

    The treatment of disease by means of chemical substances or drugs, usually used in reference to neoplastic disease. Chemotherapy for ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:08 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  5. Cancer diagnostic assessment (Glossary Item)

    A type of medical test or evaluation to determine whether a person has cancer.

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  6. Systemic therapy procedure (Glossary Item)

    A systemic therapy procedure is a medical procedure that affects the hormonal or immunologic balance of the patient. It includes ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:09 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  7. Synchronous tumours (Glossary Item)

    Histologically distinct cancers in the same organ or tumours in both sides of a paired organ which are histologically similar, ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  8. Faecal occult blood test (FOBT) (Glossary Item)

    A self-administered test to detect blood in bowel motions, but not bowel cancer itself. The FOBT is analysed by a ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  9. Valid National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) screening test (Glossary Item)

    A valid National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) screening test is one where the testing kit has been correctly completed ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  10. Colorectal cancer clinico-pathological stage (Glossary Item)

    Invasive colorectal cancer clinico-pathological stage is defined into four summary groups (Stages I-IV) based on the pathological TNM staging system: ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  11. Defined 24-month period (Glossary Item)

    A 24-month period which ends on 30 June, e.g. the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2014.

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  12. Defined 12-month period (Glossary Item)

    A 12-month period which ends on 30 June, e.g. the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014.

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:16 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  13. Palliative care (Glossary Item)

    Palliative care is defined as the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. The ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:14 a.m.
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    [Health: Standard]
  14. Asbestos (Glossary Item)

    Asbestos is the commercial product, obtained after mining and processing, of a family of fibrous hydrated silicates divided mineralogically into ...

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    Aug. 7, 2018, 4:14 a.m.
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