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Reducing the impact of cancer in Indigenous communities: ways forward

Med J Aust 2005; 182 (3): 105-106.

Indigenous Australians with cancer are twice as likely to die from the disease than non-Indigenous Australians. Because of this stark imbalance, the Cancer Council Australia recently convened the first-ever national discussion forum to address the issue.

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  • Ray M Lowenthal1
  • Paul B Grogan2
  • Ellen T Kerrins3

  • 1 Haematology/Oncology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, TAS.
  • 2 The Cancer Council Australia, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Cancer Control Programs, the Cancer Council South Australia, Eastwood, SA.

Correspondence: paul.grogan@cancer.org.au

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