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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Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Available formats: PDF
2018
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Available formats: PDF
2018

A handbook for Health Workers and Health Practitioners to help provide information and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with gynaecological cancers.

Cancer Type: Gynaecological cancers
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Available formats: Hard copy, PDF
2018

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
Available formats: Hard copy, PDF, DOCX
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
Available formats: PDF
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
Available formats: Hard copy, PDF
2016

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.

Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Available formats: Hard copy, PDF
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
Available formats: Hard copy, PDF
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
Available formats: PDF, DOCX
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
Available formats: Hard copy, PDF, DOCX
2013

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