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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Breast success for Aboriginal women in Eastern Sydney

 

Overview

This program by the Cancer Institute NSW in conjunction with La Perouse Aboriginal community aimed to improve access to primary health care. The program was established due to many community members experiencing cancer and dying at early ages without prior detection. The program has expanded to include services for both men and women as follows:

The program works in partnership tackling breast cancer with BreastScreen NSW.

Abstract adapted from Cancer Institute NSW.

Contacts

Cancer Institute NSW
PO Box 41
Alexandria NSW 1435
Ph: (02) 8374 5600
Fax: (02) 8374 3600
Email: information@cancerinstitute.org.au

Related publications

Merrison L (2011)

Persistence pays off - healthy lives more than just a dream to La Perouse!.

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 35(3): 18-20

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Last updated: 13 May 2014
 
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