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It’s time to have a yarn about bowel cancer: finding it early can save your life (Indigenous)leaflet

The leaflet raises awareness of bowel cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and contains a photograph of a Gunditjmara woman and bowel cancer survivor, along with her advice on not waiting too late to get a simple bowel cancer test.

Year first published or reviewed: 2011

Last updated on: 16-07-2015
By: Cancer Council Victoria


Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer Council

Primary Audience / Population Groups

Specifically written for:
Men, Women
Target Group(s):
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Focus Of Resource

Cancer Type:
Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Area of focus:
Prevention (Healthy Lifestyle), Screening and early detection (Bowel)

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