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Indigenous Health: Cancer


Black, A.T., 2009.  “Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies for Aboriginal Women.”  Pimatisiwin: Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 157-179.

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, K, Young, & S. Chatwood, 2011.  “Environmental Scan of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Population Health Surveys.”  

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, 2011.  “First Nations, Inuit and Métis Action Plan on Cancer Control”. 

Carriere, G.M., et al, 2012.  “Cancer Patterns in Inuit Nunangat: 1998-2007.  International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Vol. 71, pp. 1-8.

Coquhoun, A., et al, 2010.  “An Investigation of Cancer Incidence in a First Nations Community in Alberta, Canada, 1995-2006.”  Chronic Diseases in Canada, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 135-140.

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 2009.  “Inuit and Cancer Discussion Paper”.

McDonald, J.T. & R. Trenholm, 2010.  “Cancer-Related Health Behaviours and Health Service Use Among Inuit and Other Residents of Canada’s North.”  Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 70, No. 9, pp. 1396-1403.

Sheppard, A.J., et al, 2010.  “Detection of Later Stage Breast Cancer in First Nations Women in Ontario, Canada.” Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 1010, No. 1, pp. 101-105.


Alvi, R.A., 2000. “Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Survival Rates for Northern Saskatchewan Residents and First Nations.”  M.Sc., Community Health & Epidemiology, U Saskaskatchewan.

Barker, D.P., 1999.  “An Ojibway Cultural Perspective on the Illness Cancer and Related Pain.”  Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Studies, U of Manitoba.  

Duchcherer, C., 2010.  “Exploring Cervical Cancer Screening Behaviour: An Interpretive Description of Aboriginal Women’s Experiences”.  M. N.(Nursing), U Saskaskatchewan.

Roberts, R.A., 2005.  “Stories about Cancer among the Woodland Cree of Northern Saskatchewan.”  Ph.D., Community Health & Epidemiology, U Saskaskatchewan.

Sheppard, A.J., 2010.  “Breast Cancer Survival in Ontario’s First Nations Women: Understanding the Determinants”.   Ph.D., Medical Sciences, U of Toronto.  

Wellborn, J.L., 2005.  “Increasing the Rates of Cervical Cancer Screening among Aboriginal Women in Garden Hill, Manitoba: A Proposed Intervention.”  M.N.(Nursing), U of Manitoba.

Wilson, T.M., 2002.  “Onion Lake First Nations Women: Knowledge, Attitudes and Health Beliefs of Cervical Cancer and Cervical Cancer Screening.”  M.Sc., Nursing, U of Alberta.