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Resources for people with cancer

Cancer Australia is committed to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to provide relevant information about cancer awareness, early detection and treatment. We have developed a range of resources to provide culturally appropriate and targeted information to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by cancer and their families. All resources have been developed in consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations.

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A guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families, which contains information to help people understand more about lung cancer. This booklet is designed to be used as a hard copy resource. Order your copy below. 

Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2016

A flyer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women about cervical cancer.

Cancer Type: Cervical cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2016

A flyer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women on how to find breast cancer early.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2016

This is a combination of two DVDs that aim to get people looking out for the symptoms of lung cancer.  

Let’s yarn about lung cancer provides information from health professionals as well as stories form people who live with risks or have experienced possible symptoms of lung cancer. 

Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2015

This document provides a summary of national statistics on the most common cancers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and Cancer Australia report Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia 2013: an overview

Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2013

Cancer Australia has developed a new resource My breast cancer journey: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their families which outlines the clinical management of the early breast cancer journey to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with breast cancer and their families.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2013

This flyer provides information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women about what you can do to find breast cancer early.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2013

This study provides a national overview of breast cancer screening and survival in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women of Australia.

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2012

If you have been diagnosed with lymphoedema you may have many questions about your condition. Talking to your doctor is important, but this brochure may also be able to answer some of your questions.

Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
2008

The My Story DVD is a resource for women, family and friends about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women sharing their experiences of breast cancer. (Resource MSD).

Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends