Cancer

Australia, 1967

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Episode of Series “Four corners (Television program)”.
Discusses the nature of cancer cells, and how they are identified. Stresses the importance of early diagnosis and prompt treatment in the cure of many cases. Shows the method of self-examination of the breasts; emphasises the need for women to have regular cell tests for uterine cancer; and the value of regular chest X-rays. Shows the work done by the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, the Cytology Service at Prince Henry’s Hospital and the Peter MacCallum Clinic.

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Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

00:24:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1967

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Group of items

Four corners (Television program)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

001677

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute (Melbourne, Vic.)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Breast - Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cervix uteri - Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cervix uteri - Cancer - Diagnosis

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Lungs - Cancer

Places → Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute (Melbourne, Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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