Topics: Cancer

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.

Cancer stories (men)

WA Centre for Rural Health (2017) Cancer stories (men) Geraldton, WA: WA Centre for Rural Health This set of videos aim to raise awareness of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men.


How to do the bowel screening test

Menzies School of Health Research (2017) How to do the bowel screening test Darwin, NT: Menzies School of Health Research This resource explains the bowel screening test.


Cancer stories (women)

WA Centre for Rural Health (2017) Cancer stories (women) Geraldton, WA: WA Centre for Rural Health This set of videos aim to raise awareness of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.


Reducing hospital admissions in remote Australia through the establishment of a palliative and chronic disease respite facility

Carey TA, Arundell M, Schouten K, Humphreys JS, Miegel F, Murphy S, Wakerman J (2017) Reducing hospital admissions in remote Australia through the establishment of a palliative and chronic disease respite facility BMC Palliative Care; 16: 54 Retrieved 16 November 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-017-0247-3


Online remote primary health care manuals

Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association (2017) Online remote primary health care manuals – updated 2017 Retrieved 2017 from http://www.remotephcmanuals.com.au/html/home The Remote primary health care manuals are a set of manuals intended to support high-quality clinical practice in primary health care in central, northern and remote Australia.


Don’t delay do a bowel test today

National Bowel Screening Program (2017) Don’t delay do a bowel test today Canberra: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program The resources aim to provide information about bowel cancer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 50 years.


Muludja ‘Check Em’

Indigenous Hip Hop Project (2017) Muludja ‘Check Em’ Darwin, NT: Menzies School of Health Research This resource is aimed at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 50 years, to raise awareness of bowel cancer.


Socio-demographic factors drive regional differences in participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program – an ecological analysis

13 November, 2017 | Posted in Vol 17 No 4, October 2017 – December 2017  Cancer  

Sun J, March S, Ireland MJ, Crawford-Williams F, Goodwin B, Hyde MK, Chambers SK, Aitken JF, Dunn J (2017) Socio-demographic factors drive regional differences in participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program – an ecological analysis Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view


Bowel Screening: Don’t Delay

This website aims to raise awareness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities about the bowel screening test. A simple test can help find changes in the bowel long before any symptoms occur. People aged between 50 and 74 are sent a free bowel screening test in the mail under the National Bowel Cancer […]


Aboriginal health in South Australia: 2017 case study

Health Performance Council (2017) Aboriginal health in South Australia: 2017 case study Adelaide: Government of South Australia


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