A diagnosis of cancer has a significant impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—the patient, family members, carers and the broader community. The following information is provided to assist and support Aboriginal people affected by cancer. There is a General cancer section, plus a Men’s business and a Women’s business section that provides gender specific information in a culturally safe way.
Cancer Council SA acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains region; we recognise Kaurna peoples cultural, spiritual, physical and emotional connection with their land and pay our respects to Kaurna elders, both past and present.
Artwork by Allan Sumner, a recognised and accomplished South Australian artist whose heritage includes Ngarrindjeri, Yankuntyjatjara and Kaurna bloodlines. His artwork reflects this unique blending of cultures.
Imagery developed by Dreamtime Public Relations.
We acknowledge the help of the Australian Government for making possible the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander section of this website.