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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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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.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer | Cervical cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2016

This resource has been designed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isalnder 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.

Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2016

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.

Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Cancer Australia reports and plans
2015

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.

Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Cancer Australia reports and plans
2015

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

Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2015

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.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2012

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.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2012

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.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2012

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.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2012

This resource is designed specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and health professionals who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
2010

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