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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

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

CanNET NT
Natascha Plani
Program Manager
Ph: (08) 8999 2572
Fax: (08) 8999 2439
Email: natascha.plani@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 13 July 2016
 
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