Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 12 (2):343-352 (2015)

This paper explores the bioethical issues associated with the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar cancer for Indigenous women in East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. Based on a qualitative study of a vulvar cancer cluster of Indigenous women, the article highlights four main topics of bioethical concern drawn from the findings: informed consent, removal of body parts, pain management, and issues at the interface of Indigenous and Western health care. The article seeks to make a contribution towards Indigenous health and bioethics and bring to light areas of further research
Keywords Bioethics  Indigenous health  Vulvar cancer  Indigenous and Western health care
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DOI 10.1007/s11673-014-9549-9
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