Kaggutiq Inuit Cancer Glossary

Project Description

This project was funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). For this project, Pauktuutit partnered with national and territorial organizations including: the Nunatsiavut Government’s Department of Health and Social Development; Torngâsok Cultural Centre; Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT), Nunavut; the Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut; Canadian Cancer Society (CCS); Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s Department of Social and Cultural Development; the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation; the Canadian Breast Cancer Network; Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services. The project is consistent with ITK’s Inuit cancer priorities to improve access to prevention, cancer screening and early detection among Inuit populations.

Kaggutiq also contains helpful explanations of commonly used terms and procedures. We hope you will find this resource useful, and we welcome your comments and feedback.

Project Details

Department Health
Year Published 2015