People impacted by cancer in the NT have no other access to independent advice or support. Cancer Council NT aims to give communities unbiased evidence based information so people have the ability to make informed decisions that are the right ones for them.
Unfortunately many remote Aboriginal people don’t understand what cancer is or the treatments that are offered.
CCNT plans to use funds raised through Dry July this year to pilot an education program involving travel to communities and talking to small groups or one on one with people about cancer and the treatments and options that are available. Working with the existing health systems in communities / regions, CCNT will set up a program of education directed at community members.