Addressing Cultural Safety in the Cancer Care System Through the Champlain Region Aboriginal Cancer Program

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Author(s): Megan Ellis, The Ottawa Hospital; Carolyn Roberts, The Ottawa Hospital; Gwen Barton, The Ottawa Hospital

Summary

Interactions with the healthcare system can be an intimidating experience for many Indigenous peoples, given the historic mis- treatment in institutions. The Champlain Region Aboriginal Cancer Program aims to remove barriers within the healthcare system to provide the patient with a culturally safe cancer journey.
Oral Presentation