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released: 9 Oct 2012 author: AIHW media release

Data in this report provide a comprehensive picture of breast cancer in Australia including how breast cancer rates differ by geographical area, socioeconomic status, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status and country of birth.

ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978-1-74249-355-8; Cat. no. CAN 67; 100pp.; $34

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
    • Appendix A: Classifications
      • Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Areas
      • Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage
      • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
      • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Australian
      • modification
      • Australian Classification of Health Interventions
      • Standard Australian Classification of Countries
    • Appendix B: Statistical methods and technical notes
      • Age-specific rates
      • Age-standardised rates
      • Age-standardised average length of stay
      • Confidence intervals
      • Mortality-to-incidence ratio
      • Prevalence
      • Projection method
      • Rate ratio
      • Relative survival
      • Risk to age 85
    • Appendix C: Data sources
      • Australian Cancer Database
      • Burden of disease data
      • Disease Expenditure Database
      • GLOBOCAN
      • National Death Index
      • National Hospital Morbidity Database
      • National Mortality Database
      • Population data
    • Appendix D: Additional tables
      • Additional tables for Chapter 2: Incidence of breast cancer
      • Additional tables for Chapter 3: Mortality from breast cancer
      • Additional tables for Chapter 4: Survival after a diagnosis of breast cancer
      • Additional tables for Chapter 6: Burden of disease due to breast cancer
      • Additional tables for Chapter 7: Mammography
      • Additional tables for Chapter 8: Hospitalisations for breast cancer
      • Additional tables for Chapter 9: Expenditure on breast cancer
    • Appendix E: Definition of breast cancer-related hospitalisations
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2012. Breast cancer in Australia: an overview. Cancer series no. 71. Cat. no. CAN 67. Canberra: AIHW.