Early detection and cancer prevention
Early detection of cancer can significantly improve your chances of successful treatment.
In the Northern Territory (NT), there are screening programs in place for early detection and prevention of certain cancers.
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At least one in three cancers can be prevented.
More than 13,000 cancer deaths in Australia each year are due to smoking, sun exposure, poor diet, alcohol, inadequate exercise or being overweight.
Last updated: 20 March 2020
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