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Women's Business Workshop: Looking after your breasts flyer

A flyer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women on how to find breast cancer early.

File name: 2016_atsi_labb_breast_flyer.pdf
File size: 1.6 MB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/womens-business-workshop-looking-after-your-breasts-flyer/pdf/2016_atsi_labb_breast_flyer.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4362

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Women's Business Workshop - Community Education Resource

This community education resource has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to conduct a Women’s Business Workshop. The workshop promotes the importance of awareness and early detection of breast and gynaecological cancers.

Note: The National Cervical Cancer Screening Program has changed. From 1 December 2017, the two yearly Pap test has been replaced with a new five-yearly Cervical Screening Test. To learn more about the Cervical Screening Test, see information on the National Cervical Screening Program website.

File name: 2016_atsi_wbat.pdf
File size: 6.15 MB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer | Cervical cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current - with amendments

This resource has been published with minor amendments.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/womens-business-workshop-community-education-resource/pdf/2016_atsi_wbat_0.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4359

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Breast Cancer: a handbook for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

This handbook has been written to help health professionals support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with breast cancer. Increasing the understanding of breast cancer may help to encourage earlier investigation of symptoms, and contribute to the quality of life of people living with breast cancer.

This handbook has been written for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Liaison Officers involved in the care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with breast cancer in community and clinical settings.
 

File name: 2015_bcat_handbook.pdf
File size: 9.24 MB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2012
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/breast-cancer-handbook-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-health-workers/pdf/2015_bcat_handbook_2.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4294

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Recommendations for the use of Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) for the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer

Recommendations are based on the best available evidence, about the use of trastuzumab (Herceptin®) as adjuvant therapy for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer and for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.

File name: herg-recommendations-trastu...st-cancer.pdf
File size: 291.85 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Cancer Australia reports and plans
Year: 2007
Document Status: Rescinded

This resource is 10 years or older and has been rescinded by Cancer Australia. It is available to the public for research and reference purposes only. Cancer Australia assumes no legal liability or responsibility for errors or omissions contained within.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/recommendations-use-trastuzumab-herceptin-treatment-her2-positive-breast-cancer/pdf/herg-recommendations-trastuzumab-herceptin-her2-positive-breast-cancer.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4260

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