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 incidence and mortality in Indigenous Australians in Queensland, 1997–2006

15 December, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 4, October - December 2010  Deaths  Cancer  Queensland  

Moore SP, O’Rourke PK, Mallitt K-A, Garvey G, Green AC, Coory MD, Valery PC (2010) Cancer incidence and mortality in Indigenous Australians in Queensland, 1997–2006 Medical Journal of Australia; 193: (590-593)


Brisbane conference focuses on reducing Indigenous cancer rates

13 December, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 4, October - December 2010  Cancer  

A conference was held in Brisbane 3 December 2010 to address the rates of cancer among Indigenous Australians.


Minister for Indigenous Health, Mr Warren Snowdon launches a national workforce to address Indigenous smoking and to improve health

The Minister for Indigenous Health, Mr Warren Snowdon has launched a new national workforce in Canberra (8 December 2010).


Diagnostic and treatment pathways for men with prostate cancer in Queensland: investigating spatial and demographic inequalities

13 October, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 4, October - December 2010  Cancer  Men  Research  Queensland  

Baade PD, Aitken JF, Ferguson M, Gardiner RA, Chambers SK (2010) Diagnostic and treatment pathways for men with prostate cancer in Queensland: investigating spatial and demographic inequalities BMC Cancer; 10: 452 View abstract: Diagnostic and treatment pathways for men with prostate cancer in Queensland: investigating spatial and demographic inequalities View website: BMC Cancer


Impact of a short, culturally relevant training course on cancer knowledge and confidence in Western Australia’s Aboriginal health professionals

Croager EJ, Eades T, Pratt IS, Slevin T (2010) Impact of a short, culturally relevant training course on cancer knowledge and confidence in Western Australia’s Aboriginal health professionals. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; 34: (S76-S79)


Australia’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: does it work for Indigenous Australians?

Christou A, Katzenellenbogen J, Thompson SC (2010) Australia’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: does it work for Indigenous Australians? BMC Public Health: Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-373.pdf


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


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