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Media Release : Research reveals alarmingly high rates of the world’s second most deadly cancer in the NT

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Title

Media Release : Research reveals alarmingly high rates of the world’s second most deadly cancer in the NT

Other title

MSHR media release

Creator

Menzies School of Health Research

Collection

Media Releases : Menzies School of Health Research; Media Releases - Menzies School of Health Research; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Media Releases : Menzies School of Health Research

Date

2014-10-20

Location

Tiwi

Notes

This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Menzies School of Health Research; Medicine; Research; Periodicals

Publisher name

Menzies School of Health Research

Place of publication

Tiwi

Series

Media Releases : Menzies School of Health Research

Volume

Media release, Monday, 20 October 2014

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

Copyright owner

Menzies School of Health Research

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Related materials

https://www.territorystories.nt.gov.au/jspui/handle/10070/806879; https://www.territorystories.nt.gov.au/jspui/handle/10070/856811

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/854414

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/854418

Page content

Due to the extremely poor prognosis of anyone diagnosed with liver cancer, this is a disease where there is absolutely no doubt that prevention is far better than cure. There is an urgent need for further funding to improve rates of diagnosis and treatment for Hepatitis B, with the aim of preventing the devastating complication of liver cancer. View the MJA paper here: https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2014/201/8/hepatocellular-carcinomaaustralias-northern-territory-high-incidence-and-poor ENDS Media contact: Richmond Hodgson, Communications, Marketing and Media Manager; 0408 128 099 communications@menzies.edu.au Media note: Dr Josh Davis and Dr Steven Tong are available for media interviews. View their research profiles as below: Dr Josh Davis: http://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Our_People/Researchers/Josh_Davis/ Dr Steven Tong: http://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Our_People/Researchers/Steven_Tong/ Menzies Background Menzies School of Health Research is Australias leading Medical Research Institute dedicated to improving Indigenous health and wellbeing. We have a 30-year history of scientific discovery and public health achievement. Menzies works at the frontline, partnering with over 60 Indigenous communities across Northern and Central Australia. We collaborate to create resources, grow local skills and find enduring solutions to problems that matter. https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2014/201/8/hepatocellular-carcinoma-australias-northern-territory-high-incidence-and-poor https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2014/201/8/hepatocellular-carcinoma-australias-northern-territory-high-incidence-and-poor mailto:communications@menzies.edu.au http://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Our_People/Researchers/Josh_Davis/ http://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Our_People/Researchers/Steven_Tong/