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Beating bowel cancer: prevention, detection, treatment

Date posted: 16 July 2012

A live interactive panel discussion will be broadcast by the Rural Health Education Foundation, chaired by Dr Norman Swan on Tuesday 24th July, 2012. Viewers will be able to find out how primary health care teams can play a key role in consumer awareness and initiate discussion around screening as well as providing multidisciplinary treatment and care of bowel cancer patients.

Program participants include: Dr Cameron Bell, Director of Bowel Cancer Australia; Adjunct Professor John Bronger OAM, Pharmacist; Dr Sally Cockburn, General Practitioner and Health Advocate; Miss Tammy Farrell, Reigistered Nurse and Consultant Nutritionist; and Associate Professor James St John AM, Gastroenterologist.

Watch live on Rural Health Channel 600 on Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) at:

Watch again on Thursday 26th July 2.00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or online, via the Rural Health Education Foundation's website:

Source: Rural Health Education Foundation


Clair North
Communications Manager
Rural Health Education Foundation
Ground Floor
810 Pacific Highway
Gordon NSW 2062
Ph: (02) 9416 0643
Fax: (02) 9416 0454


Last updated: 16 July 2012
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