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    Women's business

    Cancer has a greater impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women than other Australian women. The websites listed in this section provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women cancer related information in a gender appropriate manner.

    Sandy Miller, an Aboriginal woman from the far west coast of South Australia, shares her breast cancer experience.

    Useful websites

    Breast cancer

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women, Breast cancer and you

    Cancer Council SA

    Breast screening

    Cancer Council SA

    BreastScreen SA

    Cervical cancer

    Cancer Council SA

    Cancer Australia

    Cervical screening

    Cancer Council SA

    Other women's cancers

    Cancer Australia

    Early detection of bowel cancer

    Cancer Council SA

    Cancer Council Australia


    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.