Cancer Council SA is pleased to provide health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with the following information resources to support you in your role.
For further information and to access our services call Cancer Council 13 11 20 and speak to a qualified nurse specialising in cancer.
Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Cancer healing messages flipchart in English (3.3mb)
Cancer healing messages brochure in English (1.2mb)
Cancer healing messages brochure in Pitjantjatjara (3.5mb)
Cancer fact sheets
Aboriginal cancer journeys
Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers
Lung Cancer in our mob
The resource includes a series of short videos showing a health worker supporting a patient to overcome some of the barriers they may face when going through treatment for lung cancer - Lung Cancer in our mob
Cancer treatment side effects: a guide for Aboriginal Health Workers.
This booklet has been developed in collaboration with Aboriginal Health Workers to provide important and practical information to help you support your patients during their cancer treatment. - Cancer Treatment side effects
Cancer Council SA acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains region; we recognise Kaurna peoples cultural, spiritual, physical and emotional connection with their land and pay our respects to Kaurna elders, both past and present.
Artwork by Allan Sumner, a recognised and accomplished South Australian artist whose heritage includes Ngarrindjeri, Yankuntyjatjara and Kaurna bloodlines. His artwork reflects this unique blending of cultures.
Imagery developed by Dreamtime Public Relations.
We acknowledge the help of the Australian Government for making possible the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander section of this website.