Cancer resources

A list of resources – including apps, audio and video resources and other publications – about cancer.


BreastScreen Australia – Accreditation status report

This report lists all the currently accredited BreastScreen Australia services by state and territory.

Margarette’s story – Get your breasts screened even if you feel healthy

Margarette Fisher, a Nudendri woman, encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to have a breast screen.

Dawn’s story – Early detection saved my life

Dawn Ross, an Arrernte woman from Alice Springs, shares her story of participating in the BreastScreen Australia Program.

Medical Research Future Fund – Professor Michelle Haber AM

Professor Michelle Haber AM (Executive Director, Children’s Cancer Institute) outlines how the Medical Research Future Fund helps push toward the goal of zero childhood cancer.

Bruce’s story – We want to see our grandkids when we get older

Bruce is a Noongar man from Perth. In this video he encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to do the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program test as soon as it arrives in the mail.

Sharon’s story – Don’t make it too late

Sharon, an Aboriginal health worker from Darwin, shares the story of how bowel cancer affected her family, after her father was diagnosed in 2014. Sharon encourages people to use the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program kit.

Aunty Margaret’s story – Bring a friend for support

Aunty Margaret Lawton speaks about her experiences with breast cancer and the BreastScreen Australia program.

Using the bowel screening home test kit

Bowel screening can save your life. Find out how to do the test when you receive your screening kit in the mail.

Top 3 questions – Bowel Cancer Screening with Professor Michael Kidd

This Bowel Cancer Awareness month hear from Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Michael Kidd on the importance of completing your simple, free bowel cancer screening test.

National Cervical Screening Program – How to take your own Cervical Screening Test sample (for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women)

This video is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. It explains how to take your own Cervical Screening Test sample if they choose self-collection as a screening option for their Cervical Screening Test.
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