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.

If you don’t believe it, it won’t help you”: use of bush medicine in treating cancer among Aboriginal people in Western Australia.

Shahid S, Bleam R, Bessarab D, Thomson SC (2010) If you don’t believe it, it won’t help you”: use of bush medicine in treating cancer among Aboriginal people in Western Australia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine;6:1-22


Wanem morphine

4 February, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 1, January 2010 - March 2010  Cancer  Queensland  

Cancer Council Queensland (2009) Wanem morphine. Fortitude Valley, Qld: Cancer Council Queensland


Chronic Diseases Network Conference – Prevention is the best medicine

The 13th Annual Chronic Diseases Network Conference was held 10-11 September 2009 in Darwin.


Understanding, beliefs and perspectives of Aboriginal people in Western Australia about cancer and its impact on access to cancer services

Shahid S, Finn L, Bessarab D, Thompson SC (2009) Understanding, beliefs and perspectives of Aboriginal people in Western Australia about cancer and its impact on access to cancer services. BMC Health Services Research;(9):Article 132


Does HPV play a role in the outcome of head and neck cancer among Indigenous patients

Janakiraman R, Thomas ME (2009) Does HPV play a role in the outcome of head and neck cancer among Indigenous patients. ANZ Journal of Surgery;79(s1):A66


Marrying research, clinical practice and cervical screening in Australian Aboriginal women in western New South Wales, Australia

Read CM, Bateson DJ (2009) Marrying research, clinical practice and cervical screening in Australian Aboriginal women in western New South Wales, Australia. Rural and Remote Health;(9):Article 1117


Barriers to participation of Aboriginal people in cancer care: communication in the hospital setting

Shahid S, Finn LD, Thompson SC (2009) Barriers to participation of Aboriginal people in cancer care: communication in the hospital setting. Medical Journal of Australia;190(10):574-579


An overview of cancer and beliefs about the disease in Indigenous people of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US

1 June, 2009 | Posted in Vol 9 No 2, April 2009 - June 2009  Cancer  

Shahid S, Thompson SC (2009) An overview of cancer and beliefs about the disease in Indigenous people of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health;33(2):109 – 118


Survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders after a diagnosis of lung cancer: a matched cohort study

Coory MD, Green AC, Stirling J, Valery PC (2008) Survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders after a diagnosis of lung cancer: a matched cohort study. Medical Journal of Australia;188(10):562-566


Breast and cervical cancer in Indigenous women: overcoming barriers to early detection

22 May, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 2, April 2008 - June 2008  Cancer  Women  

Reath J, Carey M (2008) Breast and cervical cancer in Indigenous women: overcoming barriers to early detection. Australian Family Physician;37(3):178-182


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