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  1. Colonoscopy

    30 Jun 2020

    A colonoscopy can be used to look for cancer of the colon (bowel cancer) or colon polyps, which are growths on the lining of the colon...

  2. Diabetes - gestational

    07 Nov 2019

    Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy and usually disappears when the pregnancy is over...

  3. Newborn bloodspot screening

    05 Nov 2019

    Every newborn baby in Australia is offered a test for rare, but serious, medical conditions. The conditions tested for are phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism and cystic fibrosis. You can choose whether...

  4. Pregnancy tests - maternal serum screening

    04 Nov 2019

    Maternal serum screening can indicate increased risk of abnormalities in the unborn child, but is not a diagnosis...

  5. Genetic testing for inherited cancer

    12 Aug 2019

    A predisposition to certain cancers can be inherited via altered genes...

  6. Bowel cancer screening

    07 Aug 2019

    The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) offers kits for free to Australians between the ages of 50 and 74 years of age...

  7. Prostate cancer

    21 Jul 2019

    Prostate cancer can be treated in a variety of ways, so discuss treatment options with your doctor...

  8. Cancer screening

    16 Jul 2019

    The aim of cancer screening is to find cancer in its early stages...

  9. Pregnancy tests – chorionic villus sampling

    04 Jul 2019

    Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a pregnancy test that checks the baby for some abnormalities...

  10. Egg freezing

    27 Jun 2019

    You can freeze your eggs for medical reasons or for reasons that are more to do with your life circumstances...