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Resources for Health Professionals

Cancer Australia has developed a range of resources designed specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and health professionals who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. These resources provide evidence-based information on early detection, referral and cancer care, and information guides to support your work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by cancer. All resources have been developed in consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations.

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All Cancer Types
Resources for health professionals
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All Cancer Types
Resources for health professionals
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A handbook for Health Workers and Health Practitioners to help provide information and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with gynaecological cancers.

Gynaecological cancers
People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Hard copy, PDF

This community education resource has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to conduct a Women’s Business Workshop.

Breast cancer | Cervical cancer
Resources for health professionals
PDF

This resource has been designed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners to conduct an Our Lungs, Our Mob workshop for community members. The workshop aims to increase awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer and the benefits of early diagnosis.

Lung cancer
People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Hard copy, PDF

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Framework (the Framework) provides high-level guidance and direction for the many individuals, communities, organisations and governments whose combined efforts are required to address disparities and improve cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

All Cancer Types
Cancer Australia reports and plans
Hard copy, PDF

Cancer Australia’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) for the years 2015-2018  promotes our commitment to reconciliation and will contribute to our work in addressing the gap in cancer outcomes experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

All Cancer Types
Cancer Australia reports and plans
PDF

The handbook provides information about the lung cancer journey including symptoms,  treatment options and after-treatment care.

Lung cancer
Resources for health professionals
Hard copy, PDF

This handbook has been written to help health professionals support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with breast cancer. Increasing the understanding of breast cancer may help to encourage earlier investigation of symptoms, and contribute to the quality of life of people living with breast cancer.

Breast cancer
Resources for health professionals
Hard copy, PDF

This resources support the delivery of the unit of competency: HLTAHW036 - Provide information and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with breast cancer.

Breast cancer
Resources for health professionals
PDF, DOCX

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