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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

A cancer journey for remote Indigenous patients in the Northern Territory (2009)

Author

CanNET NT

Publisher

Northern Territory Department of Health and Families

City

Darwin

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet has been produced by the Northern Territory Government Department of Health and Families with funding from CanNET. The booklet is an educational tool that details the cancer journey using plain language and images. The booklet begins with a description of cancer and goes on to discuss prevention, early detection, and testing. Different types of cancer are also discussed and information is provided on support, going to hospital, treatment, and follow up care.

The booklet is accompanied by a DVD that contains information reflected in the book.

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When to use this resource

The booklet has been developed for health professionals working with Indigenous communities. It has been produced in English and five Indigenous languages. This resource is free of charge.

Contact details

Acute Care Policy & Services Development
NT Department of Health & Families
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8999 2778

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Last updated: 27 March 2014
 
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