Tag Archives: American cancer society

One jab for HPV

10 February, 2020 Media Release Single HPV Vaccine Dose May Be Effective Against Cervical Cancer New research indicates that a single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is as effective as multiple doses for preventing preinvasive cervical disease, which can later develop into cervical cancer. The findings are published …

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Bust the breast cancer myths

19,371 women are estimated to be diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia in 2019. This is equal to approximately 53 diagnoses each day (Cancer Australia, 2019). October 1 is the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month. ¬†Retail Pharmacy Assistants magazine has explored and busted the myths that surround breast cancer. …

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