Breast and cervical cancer in indigenous women-overcoming barriers to early detection.

@article{Reath2008BreastAC,
  title={Breast and cervical cancer in indigenous women-overcoming barriers to early detection.},
  author={Jennifer Reath and Marion Carey},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={
          178-82
        }
}
BACKGROUND Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have a higher incidence of cervical cancer and poorer outcomes for breast and cervical cancer than nonindigenous women. This article reports on a project that aimed to implement and evaluate strategies to improve general practitioner early detection of breast and cervical cancer in this group. METHODS In three sites a female indigenous worker and female GP developed and implemented local plans aimed to improve service coordination and… CONTINUE READING

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