Clinical
Addressing the capacity shortage

Addressing the capacity shortage

As the pandemic refuses to loosen its grip of our country, waiting times for elective surgery are back in the headlines. Although Covid-19 has exacerbated the issue, it...

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The impending bowel cancer crisis

The impending bowel cancer crisis

Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. Early detection saves lives, but delays and restrictions during the pandemic has led to missed...

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The human cost of waiting

The human cost of waiting

Delays to patient care can be damaging in more ways than one. While clinical outcomes may worsen over time, longer waits for diagnosis and treatment of cancer can also...

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45 is the new 50

45 is the new 50

Australia’s favourable overall trends in bowel cancer incidence and mortality are masking an increase in young-onset bowel cancer, an uptick that began in the...

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