Supportive care: Mobile cancer attack

04 Feb 2020 - Support

Text message alerts are being trialled as the latest weapon against one of Australia’s biggest killer cancers and to convince people to save their own lives. With six out of 10 Australians turning their back on the free bowel screening kits that could save their life, Victorian GPs are being recruited to directly SMS their patients and appeal to them to complete the test. The SMS plan is one of four projects backed by the Andrews Government to lift screening rates as part of a wider $10 million fight against cancer to be announced today

Herald Sun Melbourne, 04/02/2020, Page 11