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This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The programs, projects and lessons learned have been rated to the left. The items are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach, focus, start date and end date.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the program, click on the title.

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Title Reach Focus
'Connecting tracks': exploring the roles of an Aboriginal cancer support network WA
A comparative study of the patterns of care, comorbidities and quality of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people with cancer QLD
A vulvar cancer cluster in young Indigenous women in Arnhem Land: investigation of community knowledge, genetic susceptibility and supportive care response NT
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander well women's screening program SA
Aboriginal cancer care pathway VIC
Aboriginal chronic care program (ACCP): Murr-roo-ma dhun-barn NSW
Aboriginal health promotion and chronic care partnership (AHPACC) initiative VIC
Aboriginal patterns of cancer care project NSW
Aboriginal well-being: a cancer journey of healing NSW
An integrated national assessment of cervical cancer prevention, incidence and survival for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a data linkage study National
Are Indigenous Australians interested in family history and genetic predisposition to cancer? A report of cancer patients in Queensland QLD
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey National
Bosom buddies Alice Springs NT
Breast Cancer Care WA Indigenous program WA
Breast success for Aboriginal women in Eastern Sydney NSW
BreastScreen Australia program National
BreastScreenNT mobile 4WD NT
Cancer connect program NT
Cancer data and Aboriginal disparities (CanDAD) SA
Cancer directory National
Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland QLD
Cancer in Indigenous Australian children National
Cancer in Indigenous Australians: a review National
Cancer survivor study QLD
Cancer survivorship services for Indigenous peoples: where we stand, where to improve? a systematic review International
Cancer Voices Australia National
CanTeen online support platform National
Centre of research excellence in Aboriginal chronic disease knowledge translation and exchange (CREATE) National
Chronic condition management strategies in Aboriginal communities SA
Chronic conditions program SA
Closing the divide: assessing and navigating the unmet supportive care needs of Indigenous cancer patients QLD
Country Health SA - Experts by experience register SA
Daisy petals program WA
Developing a sustainable model of service delivery for oncology services in regional Australia NSW, VIC
Developing an advanced data system for Aboriginal people with cancer in South Australia (Phase 1) and their experiences with cancer and cancer services (Phase 2) SA
Distinctive cancer care requirements of Indigenous cancer patients National
Effects of co-morbidities on cervical cancer treatment and survival National
Equity of bowel cancer screening: An epidemiological and qualitative study SA
Exploring the impact on Aboriginal women of living with chronic disease National
Find cancer early campaign WA
Gudbinji chronic disease program NT
Health care utilisation at the end of life and palliative care needs for Indigenous cancer patients Not specified
Health eTowns National
HealthLAB project NT
Healthy start, healthy life National
Implications of early life and contemporary influences on body composition, mental health, and precursors of chronic diseases in the Aboriginal birth cohort study National
Indigenous cancer advocacy network QLD
Indigenous health research program QLD
Innovative models of care for Indigenous cancer patients National
Kick bowel cancer campaign National
Let's yarn with the whole Aboriginal community of Albury/Wodonga about cancer prevention, early diagnosis and better outcomes NSW, VIC
Live longer! National
Living improvements for everyone (LIFE) program WA
LungNet QLD
Lurrtjurringa lan program WA
Managing two worlds together: city hospital care for Aboriginal people SA
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICD) National
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICDP) Western Australia WA
Move QLD
National bowel cancer screening program National
National cervical screening program National
National patterns of care study for selected cancers in Indigenous Australians National
Northern Territoy point of care testing program NT
Our community, our cancer (Derbarl Yerrigan cancer support group) WA
Practice incentives program (PIP) - Indigenous health incentive National
Pretty in pink, a picnic in the park WA
Redkite National
Research into the effects of stigma and nihilistic views on lung cancer outcomes National
Rethink sugary drink National
RFDS on the road skin cancer screening program WA
Sharing care the Kimberley way WA
Stayin' strong QLD
Support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders VIC
Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with lung cancer and their communities National
Supporting people with cancer National
Supporting women in rural areas diagnosed with breast cancer program National
Supportive care needs assessment tool - project implementation NSW, NT, VIC
Supportive care needs of Indigenous cancer patients across Australia National
The Aboriginal birth cohort study National
The Aboriginal cancer partnership project NSW
The Aboriginal pathways to diagnosis study NSW
The role of Indigenous cancer survivors in improving cancer awareness and outcomes for Indigenous cancer patients Not specified
The Rural health outreach fund WA
Uncovering the secrets of Indigenous medicines QLD
VicOutreach Aboriginal health program VIC
WA Cervical cancer prevention program WA
Walgan Tilly project: chronic care for Aboriginal people NSW
Waminda women's health NSW
Well person's health check day QLD
Well women's cancer screening program NT
Work it out! QLD
Working together NSW
Yarning about cancer SA
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