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This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2016

25 July, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Cancer  Policies  

Connell E, Meere D, Harvey J (2016) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2016 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Sports drinks are gammin!

Cancer Council Victoria (2016) Sports drinks are gammin! Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria The Rethink Sugary Drinks, the Sports Drinks are Gammin! campaign draws on the experiences of five Aboriginal athletes to encourage Aboriginal community members in Victoria (Vic) to drink water instead of sugary drinks.


Skin cancer in Australia

18 July, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Cancer  

Shukla S, Morris G (2016) Skin cancer in Australia Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer requires a systematic approach to understanding patients’ experiences of care

Green M, Cunningham J, O’Connell D, Garvey G (2016) Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer requires a systematic approach to understanding patients’ experiences of care Australian Health Review; Online Early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15214)


Big data in an Indigenous health context: opportunities and obstacles

11 July, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Cancer  Research  

Garvey G, Percival N, Izquierdo L, Moodie D, Moore S (2016) Big data in an Indigenous health context: opportunities and obstacles Cancer Forum; 40: (93-97)


Routine screening of Indigenous cancer patients’ unmet support needs: a qualitative study of patient and clinician attitudes

Thewes B, Davis E, Girgis A, Valery PC, Giam K, Hocking A, Jackson J, He VY, Yip D, Garvey G (2016) Routine screening of Indigenous cancer patients’ unmet support needs: a qualitative study of patient and clinician attitudes International Journal for Equity in Health; 15: 90 Retrieved 10 June 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0380-2


World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2016

The World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) was held in Brisbane, Queensland from 12 – 14 April 2016. The theme of the inaugural conference was Connecting, communicating and collaborating across the globe. The aim of the conference was to provide opportunities to foster new collaboration, enhance capacity and share knowledge and information about cancer and Indigenous people internationally. […]


Factors contributing to delayed diagnosis of cancer among Aboriginal people in Australia: a qualitative study

Shahid S, Teng T-H K, Bessarab D, Aoun S, Baxi S, Thompson SC (2016) Factors contributing to delayed diagnosis of cancer among Aboriginal people in Australia: a qualitative study BMJ Open; 6(6): e010909 Retrieved 3 June 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010909


Quantifying the changes in survival inequality for Indigenous people diagnosed with cancer in Queensland, Australia

30 May, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 2, April 2016 – June 2016  Deaths  Cancer  Queensland  

Baade PD, Dasgupta P, Dickman PW, Cramb S, Williamson JD, Condon JR, Garvey G (2016) Quantifying the changes in survival inequality for Indigenous people diagnosed with cancer in Queensland, Australia Cancer Epidemiology; 43: (1-8)


The first comprehensive report on Indigenous Australian women’s inequalities in cervical screening: a retrospective registry cohort study in Queensland, Australia (2000-2011)

Whop LJ, Garvey G, Baade P, Cunningham J, Lokuge K, Brotherton JML, Valery PC, O’Connell DL, Canfell K, Diaz A, Roder D, Gertig D, Moore SP, Condon JR (2016) The first comprehensive report on Indigenous Australian women’s inequalities in cervical screening: a retrospective registry cohort study in Queensland, Australia (2000-2011) Cancer; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.29954)


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