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National Framework for Gynaecological Cancer Control

The National Framework for Gynaecological Cancer Control identifies priority areas for action across the gynaecological cancer control continuum, including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, supportive and palliative care, and research.

File name: 2016_gcnf_gynae_framework.pdf
File size: 1.59 MB
Cancer Type: Cervical cancer | Endometrial cancer | Fallopian Tube cancer | Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
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/national-framework-gynaecological-cancer-control/pdf/2016_gcnf_gynae_framework.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4382

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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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Our Lungs, Our Mob Community Education Resource

This resource has been designed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners to conduct an Our Lungs, Our Mob workshop for community members. The workshop aims to increase awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer and the benefits of early diagnosis.

This resource has all the neccessary tools to organise and conduct an Our Lungs, Our Mob workshop. This includes the following, which are provided electronically on a USB: presenter's notes, a powerpoint presentation, workshop posters and invitation, activity cards and evaluation forms. A DVD with the personal stories about lung cancer is also included.

File name: 2015_atsi_olom_community_education_resource.pdf
File size: 4.52 MB
Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
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/our-lungs-our-mob-education-resource/pdf/2015_atsi_olom_community_education_resource.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4337

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What's your cough telling you?

A DL flyer on lung cancer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

File name: 2015_atsi_dl_flyer_olom.pdf
File size: 1.09 MB
Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
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/whats-your-cough-telling-you/pdf/2015_atsi_dl_flyer_olom.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4335

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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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The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the treatment of women with early stage vulval cancer: A summary of the evidence

The evidence summary summarises the key findings from the systematic review which compares sentinel lymph node biopsy with complete inguinofemoral lymph node dissection in the treatment of women with early stage vulval cancer.

File name: 2015_june_-_evidence_summary_-_slnb_for_vulval_cancer.pdf
File size: 124.26 KB
Cancer Type: Vulval cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2015
Document Status: Current

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

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/role-sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-treatment-women-early-stage-vulval-cancer-summary-evidence/pdf/2015_june_-_evidence_summary_-_slnb_for_vulval_cancer.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4254

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