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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Forum Workplan

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sandra Angus
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, May/June 2005, pp. 11-14
Description
Describes the process undertaken to combat the high mortality rates from cervical cancer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women compared with non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
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An Aboriginal Perspective on Cancer

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Maureen Kirk
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 17, no. 3, May/June 1993, pp. 11-13
Description
Discusses personal experience with cancer and career at the Royal Women's Hospital helping Aboriginal people who are going through cancer treatments.
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Aboriginal Population Data Indicators Pilot

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sunil Nair
Description
Report gathered cancer specific data on Aboriginal people in order to aid policy makers to improve health outcomes. Internship report towards Health Information Masters--Dalhousie University, 2009.
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Addressing Cancer Disparities Among American Indians Through Innovative Technologies and Patient Navigation: The Walking Forward Experience

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniel G. Petereit
B. Ashleigh Guadagnolo
Rosemary Wong
Norman Coleman
Frontiers in Oncology, June 22, 2011, p. [?]
Description
Looks at a pilot program which is custom tailored to patients' needs giving them access to clinical trails and education programs about early screening.
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Addressing Disparities in the Health of American Indian and Alaska Native People: The Importance of Improved Public Health Data

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ursula E. Bauer
Marcus Plescia
American Journal of Public Health , vol. 104, no. S3, Supplement 3, June 2014, pp. S255-S247
Description
Uses links to Indian Health Services (IHS) patient records to lessen misclassification of race and identify eligibility for services from federally recognized tribes.
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Adoption of an Emblem

Articles » General
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, June 1980, p. 4
Description
Brief story reports on the Warramirri people from Elcho Island, Australia permitting the Clinical Oncology Society to use their carving of two snakes as the Society's symbol.
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Agreement between Self-reported and Central Cancer Registry-recorded Prevalence of Cancer in the Alaska EARTH Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sarah H. Nash
Gretchen Day
Vanessa Y. Hiratsuka
Garrett L. Zimpelman
Kathryn R. Koller
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
Study compares self-reported medical history to that in the medical record—in this case the Alaska Education and Research Towards Health (EARTH) cohort and the Alaska Native Tumor Registry (ANTR). Data showed good agreement between self-reported and registry-recorded cancer history.
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Alaska EARTH Study Data Summary 2008

Alternate Title
Alaska EARTH (Education and Research Towards Health)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Anne Lanier
Alaska EARTH Research Team
Description
Data identifies protective and risk factors for chronic diseases based on 3,828 Alaskan Native and American Indian participants.
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Alaska Native Adolescent Views on Cervical Cancer, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Genital Warts and the Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine

Alternate Title
Views on Cervical Cancer, HPV and the HPV Vaccine in Alaska
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melissa Kemberling
Kyla Hagan
Jessica Leston
Sassa Kitka
Ellen Provost
Thomas Hennessy
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 70, no. 3, 2011, pp. 245-253
Description
Study's objective was to evaluate knowledge levels, attitudes and perceptions of female adolescents aged 11 to 18. Sample consisted of 79 individuals from 4 communities.
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Alaska Native Mortality, 1979-1998

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gretchen Ehrsam Day
Anne P. Lanier
Public Health Reports, vol. 118, no. 6, November-December 2003, pp. 518-530
Description
Compares mortality patterns between Alaskan Native and Non-Native population between 1989 to 1998 and trends for period between 1979-1998. Uses data from the Indian Health Service and 1990 Census.
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Alaska Native Parental Attitudes on Cervical Cancer, HPV and the HPV Vaccine

Alternate Title
Parental Attitudes on the HPV Vaccine
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melissa Toffolon-Weiss
Kyla Hagan
Jessica Leston

Lynn Peterson
Ellen Provost
Tom Hennessy
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 67, no. 4, 2008, pp. 363-373
Description
Found that the majority of parents would be interested in having their daughters vaccinated.
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Alberta Baseline Assessment Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Cora Voyageur
Angeline Letendre
Bonnie Healy
Description
Reflects the current state of First Nation cancer pathways.
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American Indian and Alaska Native Cancer Data Issues

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda Burhansstipanov
James W. Hampton
Martha J. Tenney
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, 1999, pp. 217-241
Description
Highlights the specific cancer sites, mortality and variable incidence rates of several Aboriginal nations.
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American Indian Breast Cancer Project: Educational Development and Implementation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Felicia Schanche Hodge
John Casken
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, Special Issue on Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans, 1999, pp. 205-215
Description
Examines a study in California offering practical and culturally sensitive steps for health care providers to help implement a focussed breast cancer educational program.
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[Appendix A]: A Life Course Approach to the Social Determinants of Health for Aboriginal Peoples'

Alternate Title
A Healthy, Productive Canada: A Determinant of Health Approach
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Jeff Reading
Description
Comments on the health disparities faced by Aboriginal Peoples' and the social remedies required. Appendix from A Healthy, Productive Canada: A Determinant of Health Approach by the Senate Subcommittee on Population Health chaired by Wilbert Joseph Keon and Lucie Pépin.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Various authors
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, 1993, pp. 327-371
Description
Book reviews of 14 books: Proceedings: First National Conference on Cancer in Native Americans. "Proceedings" reviewed by Rene R. Gadacz. Gabriel Dumont Speaks translated by Michael Barnholden. The Early Years of Native American Art History: The Politics of Scholarship and Collecting edited by Janet Catherine Berlo. Hidatsa Social and Ceremonial Organization by Alfred W.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Susan Campbell
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 1, 1997, pp. 167-170
Description
Book review of: If You Poison Us: Uranium and Native Americans by Peter H. Eichstaedt.
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[Book Reviews]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Patricia Jasen
Native Studies Review, vol. 11, no. 2, 1996, pp. 167-168
Description
Review of Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical. Cultural. and Epidemiological Perspectives by James B. Waldram, D. Ann Herring, T. Kue Young
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A BRCA1 Mutation in Native North American Families

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alexander Liede
Elaine Jack
Robert A. Hegele
Steven A. Narod
Human Mutation, vol. 19, no. 4, April 2002, pp. 460-[463]
Description
Study, which reports on two families with the same BRCA1 mutation, finds the first evidence of a BRCA1 mutation that is specific to North American aboriginal people.
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Breast Cancer and Mammograms

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Patricia Fagan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 18, no. 2, 1994, pp. 16-17
Description
Discusses cancer prevention focusing on the National Breast Cancer Screening Program which offers free mammograms every two years.
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Breast Cancer Mortality among American Indian and Alaska Native Women, 1990-2009

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Arica White
Lisa C. Richardson
Chunyu Li
Donatus U. Ekwueme
Judith S. Kaur
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 104, no. S3, Supplement 3, June 2014, pp. S432-S438
Description
Looks at death rates from breast cancer and death rates after having breast cancer by comparing data from AI/AN and white women.
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Breast Cancer Screening For Remote Area Indigenous Women In Far North Queensland - Is It Relevant?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
P. Fagan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 22, no. 1, January/February 1998, pp. 2-4
Description
Paper reflects on some of the issues raised in the study of expanding the service to remote areas of Queensland, Australia. Key recommendations were to implement a mobile, culturally relevant program in order to improve participation rates.
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Bridging Storytelling Traditions with Digital Technology

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melany Cueva
Regina Kuhnley
Laura J. Revels
Katie Cueva
Mark Dignan
Anne P. Lanier
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 20717
Description
Creation of a digital story as part of the cancer education course was deemed as a useful and culturally respectful way to disseminate information.
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Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
United States Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR)
Description
Brings attention to cultural, social and structural barriers that continue to restrict Native American's access to health care and the failure of Congress to provide necessary resources.
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