The experience of lung cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and what it means for policy, service planning and delivery

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CSIRO Publishing
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Australian Health Review, 2012, 37 (1), pp. 70 - 78
Issue Date:
2012-11-19
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Background. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience inferior outcomes following diagnosis of lung cancer. Aim. To examine the experience of lung cancer in this population and identify reasons for poorer outcomes and lower levels of treatment compared with non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and opportunities for early intervention.
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