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Subject: Cancer, Screening
Testing for high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) as triage and test of cure was introduced into the Northern Ireland Cervical Screening Programme on Monday 28 January 2013. This policy change will significantly alter the screening pathway for women with a mild dyskaryosis or borderline smear...
Subject: Smoking, tobacco, Cancer
This leaflet outlines the health and financial benefits of stopping smoking. It provides key facts on the health dangers associated with smoking, information on second-hand smoke, information on the dangers of smoking to babies, and contact details for help and support available. It also lists the...
This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breast screening programme and describes how women should check their breasts regularly for any changes that are new to themThis is also available in audio format by clicking here.�
Subject: Cancer, Symptom
In May 2014, the Public Health Agency (the PHA) commissioned Social Market Research (www.socialmarketresearch.co.uk) to undertake a baseline survey on public awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer. The survey is based on face-to-face interviews with a representative sample of 1,000 adults...
�What we eat every day has a big impact on our health - from the amount of energy we have when we get up in the morning to our risk of developing conditions like heart disease and cancer in the future. A healthy diet doesn��'t have to be boring or restrictive ��- we can still eat a wide range of...
What we eat affects our health. With just a few small changes to what we eat every day, we can help to protect against major illnesses, including some cancers. These changes can also give our health an extra boost.
This factsheet summarises why one person's smoking can be harmful to others, by highlighting the health risks of second-hand smoke to adults and children.�
This booklet has been reproduced and distributed in Northern Ireland to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer among women. Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed at a late stage but the sooner it is detected the easier it is to treat. The original leaflet produced by Target Ovarian...
This poster has been reproduced and distributed in Northern Ireland to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer among women. The sooner ovarian cancer is detected the easier it is to treat.�
Subject: Cancer, Screening
From January 2011, the Northern Ireland cervical screening programme no longer invited women aged under 25 to attend for screening. In addition, the screening interval for women aged 25-49 was reduced to every three years.This�booklet describes the rationale for the change in policy so that primary...

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