'Cancer in Australia: in brief 2012' presents key points and trends from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's latest biennial report about cancer in Australia, 'Cancer in Australia: an overview, 2012'.
ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978-1-74249-380-0; Cat. no. CAN 69; 24pp.; $20
Publication table of contents
- Title and verso pages
- What is cancer?
- What are the risk factors?
- Incidence in 2012
- Which cancers are most common?
- Incidence rates increase with age
- New cases have risen
- Incidence trend varies by cancer type
- Deaths in 2010
- Top causes of death
- Mortality rates increase with age
- Overall mortality rates down
- Mortality trend varies by cancer type
- Survival improves
- Survival varies by cancer types
- Survival prospects decrease with age
- High Indigenous rates
- Rates differ by remoteness areas
- Rates differ by socioeconomic status
AIHW & AACR 2012. Cancer in Australia: in brief 2012. Cancer series no. 73. Cat. no. CAN 69. Canberra: AIHW.