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World Cancer Day - Feb 4

 

This Sunday, February 4th, we commemorate World Cancer Day. As integral members of your healthcare team, our commitment extends beyond providing exceptional medical care. We are dedicated to fostering awareness and support against all types of cancer.

 

In 2023, an estimated 165,000 Australians were diagnosed with cancer—equivalent to 452 diagnoses each day. Our team places a strong emphasis on early detection, ensuring consistent support throughout treatment, and working towards the prevention of recurrence.

 

Reducing Your Cancer Risk: A Personalized Approach

 

Understanding common risk factors is crucial in the fight against cancer. In Australia, these factors include smoking, alcohol consumption, poor diet, lack of physical activity, and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. At Summers Avenue Family Medical Practice, we are committed to offering guidance and support to help you manage these risks. Our services include thorough skin checks and assistance with any health concerns you may have.


Schedule a Skin Check Today

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we encourage you to call our friendly reception staff or book online for a comprehensive skin check. Your proactive approach to health is a crucial step in reducing the risk of skin-related cancers.


Empowering Through Screening Programs

 

Australia has established screening programs for specific cancers, such as breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer. These programs play a vital role in early detection, making treatment more effective. If you're uncertain about your status with national cancer screenings, consider scheduling an appointment with your doctor to ensure you are up to date.

 

Innovation and Collaboration in Cancer Care

 

Our commitment extends beyond routine screenings. We continuously collaborate with specialists and stay up to date with the latest advancements in cancer care. This ensures that we offer our patients the most effective treatments available.

 

Support for the Cancer Journey

 

For those on a cancer journey, remember that you are not alone. Our community is ready to offer support, understanding, and compassion. Reach out, share your concerns, and let us face this challenge together.

 

 

Thank You for Trusting Us With Your Health

 

We appreciate the trust you place in Summers Avenue Family Medical Practice. Together, let's make a difference in the fight against cancer. Your health is our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way.


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