WICC 2016 Day 1 Presenter Materials

materials available to view or download are highlighted in bold

PLENARY ONE - Why are we talking about cancer and Indigenous people?


1. Understanding and addressing health inequities in cancer: challenges and opportunities (1.9MB)
David R Williams, Harvard University (USA)

2. Smoking and Prevention (2.1MB)
Tom Calma AO, Consultant to Commonwealth Department of Health (Australia)

3. Global cancer burden: the necessity for prevention and early detection
Christopher Wild, International Agency for Research on Cancer (France) NOT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

concurrent session 1.3 - poster & mini-oral session


1. Tobacco use, smoking quit rates, and socioeconomic patterning among Indigenous tribe of Rural Mangalore - A cross sectional study
Eby Aluckal, Anndoor Dental College, Muvattupuzha (India)

2. Knowing what's important - a theory of change for improving equity in breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening
Rachael Andersen, Department of Health and Human Services (Australia)

3. Finding the right fit between a national screening program and the needs of Indigenous communities: Promising signs for program adaption
Jenny Brands, Menzies School of Health Research (Australia)

4. Understanding access to healthcare services through geospatial visualisation of barriers and enablers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations (232KB)
Darren Clinch, Department of Health and Human Services (Australia)

5. Communication, Health Professionals, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Patients (507KB)
Gwenda Gilligan, Menzies School of Health Research (Australia)

6. Towards systematic monitoring of the experiences of care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer: Phase One (409KB)
Monica Green, Menzies School of Health Research (Australia)

7. The potential utility of the mortality to incidence ratio complement as a proxy for cause-specific survival in an Indigenous population (230KB)
Kalinda Griffiths, University of Sydney (Australia)

8. Distribution of cancer-related characteristics for childhood central nervous system tumors among American Indian and white children in Oklahoma (476KB)
Amanda Janitz, Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (USA)

9. Enduring and emerging challenges of Cancer Clinical Trials involving Australian Indigenous patients in the Northern Territory
Rama Jayaraj, Charles Darwin University (Australia)

10. To determine the frequency of histological types and common sites of oral cancer among Mullu Kuruma, Paniya and Kattunaikka tribes
Dexton Johns, Non Govt Non Profit Organisation-Abhilash Dental Clinic (India)

11. Implementing STARS in Indian Country: Observations and Experiences
Scott Leischow, Mayo Clinic (USA)

12. Patient-reported outcomes for Aboriginal people with cancer: lessons learnt assessing health-related quality of life in South and Central Australia (482KB)
Jasmine Micklem, Wardliparingga Aboriginal Health Research Unit, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (Australia)

13. Head and neck cancer and its association with tobacco chewing habits in Paniya tribes of India
Shanavas Palliyal, DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences (India)

14. Women’s Wellness Day: An innovative collaborative approach to improve cancer screening and uptake among Indigenous Women (247KB)
Kim Passante, Carbal Medical Centre (Australia)

15. Improving Psycho-Oncology in Australia: From principles to practice with the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Framework (527KB)
Sophia Wooldridge, Psycho-Oncology Service, Calvary Mater Hospital Newcastle (Australia)

concurrent session 2.2 - palliative care


1. Development of palliative care educational resources to support patients, caregivers and health professionals
for Indigenous populations in Ontario
Alethea Kewayosh, Cancer Care Ontario (Canada)

2. Increasing understanding of palliative care in Aboriginal Health Workers: The PEPA West Australian Story
Alicia King, Cancer Council Western Australia (Australia)

3. A Cultured Approach To End Of Life Care
Helen-Anne Manion, Dying at Home (Australia)

4. Indigenous and non-Indigenous patients who used palliative care services in Australia from July 2011 to June
2014: A descriptive study

Jade Newton, University of Western Australia (Australia)

5. Innovative approaches in the delivery of end-of-life care for Indigenous people: An integrative review of
published literature

Shaouli Shahid, University of Western Australia (Australia)

6. End of Life care for Aboriginal people with cancer in New South Wales, Australia
Rajah Supramaniam, Cancer Council New South Wales (Australia)

concurrent session 2.3 - resource & program development


1. Stand Up Bro, Tane Takitu Ake
Wayne Borell, Cancer Society Waikato/Bay of Plenty Division (New Zealand)

2. Native American Cancer Education for Survivors: Findings and Support Resources
Linda Burhansstipanov, Native American Cancer Research Corporation (USA)

3. Closing the prostate cancer gap: new resource to promote awareness about prostate cancer amongst
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Katie Dundas, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (Australia)

4. Translating Health and Arts for New Knowledge and Understanding: using experiential arts to explore tobacco
smoking within Indigenous communities

Gillian Gould, University of Newcastle (Australia)

5. Localised Culturally Safe Cancer Resources: connecting Indigenous Cancer Patients and Staff for 3rd largest
Health Service in Australia.
Rose Wadwell, HNELHD (Australia)

6. Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with lung cancer and their communities
Isabella Wallington, Cancer Australia (Australia)