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Cancer Australia - Our Mob and Cancer

Our Mob and Cancer has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Here you can find information about cancer, including cancer types, prevention, diagnosis, treatment living with cancer, finding support, clinical trials and much more.

Vision and mission

Filled with important information about cancer from trusted sources, it is impartial, non-commercial, evidence-based and respects culture and traditions.

Using a strength-based approach to reflect our resilience and values, the website embodies the views, history and cultural traditions of the communities it serves.

How Our Mob and Cancer can help

Cancer Australia aims to reduce the impact of cancer, address disparities and improve outcomes for people affected by cancer by leading and coordinating national, evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care.

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  • Free call 1800 624 891 or 02 9357 9400 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEDST

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Last reviewed: December 2022

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All Resources | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Cancer type All Breast cancer in men Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Melanoma (skin cancer) Prostate Head and Neck Cancer of the unknown primary Bowel Bladder Pancreatic Breast Liver Lung Kidney Cervical Endometrial Leukaemia Brain Ovarian Testicular Oesophageal Resource type All Link PDF Video Search Filters Cancer type All Breast cancer in men Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Melanoma (skin cancer) Prostate Head and Neck Cancer of the unknown primary Bowel Bladder Pancreatic Breast Liver Lung Kidney Cervical Endometrial Leukaemia Brain Ovarian Testicular Oesophageal Resource type All Link PDF Video Doc Sort By: Most Relevant Newest Oldest Our Mob and Cancer (14 sec) 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Our Mob and Cancer (30 sec) 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Our Mob and Cancer (1 min) 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Welcome to Our Mob and Cancer 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Dealing with a diagnosis 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Finding it early 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Treating cancer 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Why cancer is no shame job 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Sorry Business 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Our mob and cancer A4 poster A4 poster for the Our Mob and Cancer Website

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Treating cancer in our mob | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Everyone’s treatment plan is different Cancer is treated in many different ways and everyone’s cancer treatment plan is different

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If the cancer comes back or won't go away | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

What if the cancer won't go away For most of our mob diagnosed with early cancer, treatment can reduce the chances of the cancer coming back

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Women's Business | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Women’s Business Our women play a valued and essential role in family and community that creates balance in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, community, and culture

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Men's Business | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Men's Business Men play a valued and essential role in family and community that creates balance in our culture

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COVID-19 and Cancer | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Help protect yourself, your family and your community People with cancer are more vulnerable to COVID-19 and are at an increased risk of more severe infection

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Video Resources | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Cancer type All Breast cancer in men Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Melanoma (skin cancer) Prostate Head and Neck Cancer of the unknown primary Bowel Bladder Pancreatic Breast Liver Lung Kidney Cervical Endometrial Leukaemia Brain Ovarian Testicular Oesophageal Search Filters Cancer type All Breast cancer in men Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Melanoma (skin cancer) Prostate Head and Neck Cancer of the unknown primary Bowel Bladder Pancreatic Breast Liver Lung Kidney Cervical Endometrial Leukaemia Brain Ovarian Testicular Oesophageal Sort By: Most Relevant Newest Oldest Our Mob and Cancer (14 sec) 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Our Mob and Cancer (30 sec) 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Our Mob and Cancer (1 min) 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Welcome to Our Mob and Cancer 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends Dealing with a diagnosis 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Finding it early 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Treating cancer 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Why cancer is no shame job 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer Sorry Business 7 Oct 2022 Cancer Type:  All Cancer Types Audience:  People affected by cancer, and their family and friends COVID-19 vaccines and Cancer - Help protect out Mob People with cancer are more vulnerable to COVID-19 and are at an increased risk of more severe infection

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Life with and after cancer | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Cancer can change your life and affect others around you

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Racism and your rights | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Where can I get help and support Help with travel and accommodation Help with money worries Yarning with someone Yarning with doctors, nurses and others Racism and your rights Needing an interpreter Listen Rights and racism  As members of the international community of Indigenous peoples, we can use the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) to insist our human rights are respected and upheld

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For Health Professionals | Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Our mob and cancer

Culturally appropriate, optimal cancer care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Cancer is the third leading cause of burden of disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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