Improving cancer prevention, treatment and care with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders

Published Catarina de Freitas on Tue, 07/04/2023 - 12:12

Monday Lunch Live Series

3 July 2023

The theme for 2023 NAIDOC week is For our Elders. This unique webinar, chaired by Professor Grant McArthur AO, sees a powerful range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals and community members discuss critical topics in the cancer care field. 

Topics covered include:

  • The importance of looking after Elders

  • Types of cancer more prevalent in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and the risk factors, including limited access to healthcare

  • Statistics on cancer in the Indigenous community, and why it is important to address this issue

  • Cervical screening, and how self-collection can be a game-changer

  • Bowel cancer themes and key findings


The resource image has been used from the NAIDOC Resources, available here 

Course Details

NAIDOC Logo Celebrating NAIDOC Week
Course type
60 mins
Curriculum Area
Consumer Involvement, Equity, and Inclusion
Prevention, screening and diagnostics
Early to mid career researcher
Senior researcher / scientist
Consumer / patient / carer
Monday Lunch Live
Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander
Equity and inclusion

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