WICC 2016 Day 3 Video Presentations





1. The patient and doctor conversation Archie Roach and Louis Irving (Australia) 2. My Journey Ryan Pieters (Australia)              3. Wellness, in the context of illness Alexandra King, Simon Fraser University (Canada)


concurrent session 5.1 - EPIDEMIOLOGY 2


1. Quantifying changes in the survival inequality for Indigenous people diagnosed with cancer in Queensland,
Peter Baade, Cancer Council Queensland (Australia)

2. Addressing variations in outcomes for Indigenous women with breast cancer in Australia
Jennifer Chynoweth, Cancer Australia (Australia)

3. The great divide: Remoteness of residence and cancer survival differentials for Indigenous persons in
Susanna Cramb, Cancer Council Queensland (Australia)

4. Gaps in cancer treatment and outcomes for Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia
Dianne O’Connell, Cancer Council New South Wales (Australia)

5. Cancer survival and summary stage among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - The impact of socioeconomic
disadvantage and remoteness
Hanna Tervonen, University of South Australia (Australia)

6. Disparities in Cancer Survival between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Adults in Canada: Follow-up of the
1991 Canadian Census Cohort
Diana Withrow, Cancer Care Ontario (Canada)




1. When is cancer not a death sentence for Indigenous Men?
Mick Adams, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (Australia)

2. Cancer Stories of New Zealand: Key findings from Mãori families
Tira Albert, Mana Wahine (New Zealand)

3. “This strange world that is cancer”: Experiences of cancer patients in the Aotearoa/New Zealand health system
Cheryl Davies, Tu Kotahi Maori Asthma Trust (New Zealand)

4. Understanding the needs of Aboriginal adolescents and young adults impacted by cancer: utilising narratives to
improve support services
Fiona McDonald, Canteen (Australia)

5. “I’m a survivor”: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer patients follow up care
Judith Meiklejohn, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Australia)

6. Using narrative data for continuous quality improvement of cancer care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
people in South Australia
Rachel Reilly, SAHMRI (Australia)


concurrent session 5.3 - SCREENING 2


1. A regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service clinic combines community trust, capacity building
and perseverance to significantly increase cervical screening
Sandy Anderson, Ballarat and District Aboriginal Cooperative (Australia)

2. Great Walls of Vagina - Aboriginal PapScreen comedy. Applying performing arts to engage the Victorian
Aboriginal community about cervical screening
Justine Holmes, Cancer Council Victoria (Australia)

3. Factors Influencing the Utilization of Cancer Screening Services in Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Arctic:
Results of the ACCESS project
Fariba Kolahdooz, Aboriginal and Global Health Research Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
and Dentistry, University of Alberta (Canada)

4. Colorectal cancer screening: how will it impact on Mãori?
Melissa McLeod, University of Otago, Wellington (New Zealand)

5. Applying an integrated strategy to increase breast screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in
Anne O’Callaghan, BreastScreen Victoria (Australia)

6. Survey results point to interventions to increase mammographic screening in non-adherent American Indian
women of one tribe
Wesley Petersen, Mayo Clinic (USA)




1. How are Australian General Practitioners Assisting Indigenous Pregnant Women to Quit?
Yael Bar Zeev, University of Newcastle (Australia)

2. “Our Smoking and Smoke-Free Stories” by Aboriginal women
Michelle Bovill, University of Newcastle (Australia)

3. Dispensation of drug regimens to treat Helicobacter pylori infection in First Nations and Inuit peoples in Alberta,
Amy Colquhoun, University of Alberta (Canada)

4. Smoking in pregnancy among Indigenous women in high income countries
Gillian Gould, University of Newcastle (Australia)

5. A new approach to HPV immunisation for Victorian Aboriginal adolescents
Heather O’Donnell, Cancer Council Victoria (Australia)

6. A Killer Legacy: programs to prevent smoking related cancers amongst the Yolngu peoples must acknowledge
and respect culture and tradition
Moana Tane, Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services (Australia)

concurrent session 6.2 - STRATEGIES & FRAMEWORKS


1. Helping the Cancer System Work Better for Indigenous Populations in Ontario - A Model for Engagement and
Building Productive Relationships
Alethea Kewayosh, Cancer Care Ontario (Canada)

2. Charting Our Course: Northwest Territories Cancer Strategy 2015-2025
Crystal Milligan, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories (Australia)

3. Working together to achieve health equity - a Midland experience
Jan Smith, Midland Cancer Network, HealthShare Limited (Australia)

4. Translating Aboriginal knowledge into cancer control policy through research: The Cancer Data and Aboriginal
Disparities (CanDAD) Project
Janet Stajic, South Australia Health, South Australia Cancer Service (Australia)

5. The development of a National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Framework
Isabella Wallington, Cancer Australia (Australia)

concurrent session 6.3 - TREATMENT 2


1. Translating evidence into practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer.
Carrie Lethborg, St Vincent’s Hospital (Australia)

2. The Lived Experience of Anishinaabe People with Cancer: A Focus on Indigenous Healing, Western Medicine
and Minobimaadiziwin
Cindy Peltier, Laurentian University, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (Canada)

3. A retrospective study of causation factors for the gap between Indigenous and Non Indigenous radiotherapy
patients in the Northern Territory
Mary Pennefather, Northern Territory Radiation Oncology (Australia)

4. Providing Supportive Care to Aboriginal and Torrens Strait Islander Patients by Key Patient Advocates in a
Metropolitan Outpatient Setting
Kelly Skelton, Royal Adelaide Hospital (Australia)

5. “Dr, you’re the expert”: Factors influencing treatment decision-making in cancer cosultations with Mãori
patients, whanau and specialists
Jeannine Stairmand, University of Otago (Canada)

6. Cancer services around Australia for Indigenous Australians: Innovations for better care
Sandra Thompson, WA Centre for Rural Health, University of Western Australia (Australia)



1. Cancer Framework
Helen Zorbas, Cancer Australia (Australia)

2. Indigenous people driving the agenda forward
Romlie Mokak, Lowitja Institute (Australia)