Australian Indigenous Communities: Efforts to Improve Cancer Care

Allison Drosdowsky, BA, BSc, MPH; Jacqueline Mathieson, RN, MN (Res); Donna Milne, RN, PhD
CJON
10.1188/19.CJON.443-446

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the Indigenous inhabitants of Australia who face many inequities regarding cancer care and outcomes. They are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than non-Indigenous Australians and have not experienced the improvement in survival that non-Indigenous Australians have.

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