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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://www.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://www.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://www.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://www.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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The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the treatment of women with early stage vulval cancer: A systematic review

This systematic review compares the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy with complete inguinofemoral lymph node dissection in the treatment of women with early stage vulval cancer.

File name: 2015_june_-_slnb_vulval_cancer_systematic_review_-.pdf
File size: 742.09 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://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/role-sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-treatment-women-early-stage-vulval-cancer-systematic-review/pdf/2015_june_-_slnb_vulval_cancer_systematic_review_-.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4252

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Management of women with stage IB2 cervical cancer with treatments other than chemoradiotherapy: A systematic review

The systematic review focused on stage IB2 cervical cancer and addressed the following research questions:

  • What is the effectiveness of surgery in the management of women with stage IB2 cervical cancer?
  • What is the effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of women with stage IB2 cervical cancer?
  • What is the effectiveness of fertility preservation procedures in women with stage IB2 cervical cancer?
File name: stage_ib2_cervical_cancer_systematic_review.pdf
File size: 1.36 MB
Cancer Type: Cervical 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://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/management-women-stage-ib2-cervical-cancer-treatments-other-chemoradiotherapy-systematic-review/pdf/stage_ib2_cervical_cancer_systematic_review.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4248

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Management of women with stage IB2 cervical cancer with treatments other than chemoradiotherapy: A summary of the evidence

The evidence summary summarises the key findings from the systematic review of the Management of women with stage IB2 cervical cancer with treatments other than chemoradiotherapy.

File name: stage_1b2_cervical_cancer_evidence_summary.pdf
File size: 64.11 KB
Cancer Type: Cervical 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://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/management-women-stage-ib2-cervical-cancer-treatments-other-chemoradiotherapy-summary-evidence/pdf/stage_1b2_cervical_cancer_evidence_summary.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4247

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Discussing the transition from curative care to palliative care with women with advanced breast cancer - Summary of recommendations

File name: nbocc-palliative-recommendations.pdf
File size: 211.33 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2005
Document Status: Greater than 5 years

This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than 5 years ago and may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/discussing-transition-curative-care-palliative-care-women-advanced-breast-cancer-summary/pdf/nbocc-palliative-recommendations.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4206

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Discussing the transition from curative care to palliative care with women with advanced breast cancer - Evidence from the literature and recommended steps

Palliative Care focuses on improving quality of life for patients with life-threatening illness and their families. In practice, a palliative approach tends to be gradually adopted over time as the disease progresses. The challenge is how to facilitate a sympathetic transition from curative to palliative care.

File name: nbocc-palliative-lit-review.pdf
File size: 289.85 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2005
Document Status: Greater than 5 years

This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than 5 years ago and may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/discussing-transition-curative-care-palliative-care-women-advanced-breast-cancer-evidence-literature/pdf/nbocc-palliative-lit-review.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4205

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