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Friday, 21 November 2014

New model of follow up for breast cancer patients

Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective.

International guidelines recommend annual follow-up mammograms for every woman after treatment for early breast cancer, regardless of the risk of her cancer returning. There is also no strong evidence to support annual mammography compared with other possible mammography schedules.

In a paper published in the journal Value in Health, researchers in the University's School of Population Health demonstrate that for postmenopausal women with moderate prognosis early breast cancer, less frequent surveillance may be more cost-effective, especially for those older than 70 years. [Full Story]

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Friday, 21 November 2014

$38m centre: new tools for 'seeing' into the body

New tools for 'seeing' inside the living human body will be developed at a $38 million centre launched at the University of Adelaide today. [Full Story]

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Elite athletes under stress to lose weight

Researchers say modern day elite athletes are under so much pressure to lose and maintain weight that they can also lose a sense of self. [Full Story]

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

New book celebrates Australian women Army doctors

Stories of outstanding women who have served in the Australian Army are the focus of a new book being launched in Adelaide next week. [Full Story]

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Peking Duk heads Uni of Adelaide Open Night band line up

Peking Duk will head the band line up at the annual University of Adelaide Open Night on Thursday 11 December. [Full Story]

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Inaugural Lecture: Professor Peter Ashman
Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Napier G04, North Terrace Campus

Master of Public Health 25 Year Anniversary Colloquium
Friday, 28 November 2014, 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm
The Braggs Lecture Theatre

World renowned Richard Fortey public lecture: Survivors: the animals and plants that time has left behind
Friday, 28 November 2014, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
The Braggs Lecture Theatre

Elder Perspectives - Mark Gaydon & Friends
Sunday, 30 November 2014, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Elder Hall

Carols on Campus
Thursday, 18 December 2014, 7:00 pm
Bonython Hall

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