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released: 18 Dec 2014 author: AIHW media release

Cancer in Australia: in brief 2014 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, 2014.

ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978-1-74249-678-8; Cat. no. CAN 89; 33pp.; $20

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Mortality projections presented in this report have recently been revised using more recent data and are presented in the report Cancer mortality trends and projections: 2014 to 2025. In the process of updating the projections, changes have been made to the underlying models used in this report. Readers should therefore use the relevant mortality projections presented in the Cancer mortality trends and projections: 2014 to 2025 report instead.


Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
  • Body section
    • Introduction
    • Defining cancer
    • Early detection and prevention
    • Risk factors
    • New cancer cases
    • Hospitalisations
    • Survival
    • Prevalence
    • Deaths
    • Life stage: 0-24 years
    • Life stage: 25-49 years
    • Life stage: 50-64 years
    • Life stage: 65 years and older
    • Key groups: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
    • Key groups: Remoteness areas
    • Key groups: Socioeconomic disadvantage
    • Key groups: state and territory
    • International comparisons
  • End matter
  • References

Notes and corrections

The current version of the publication is presented above. Previous versions of files that have been updated or corrected are presented below.

  1. (9 Feb 2015) Prevalence data included in the report have been revised. The report has now been updated to reflect revised prevalence data.
    - Updates to pages 12, 13,14 and Powerpoint presentation
  2. (16 Apr 2015) Colorectal cancer prevalence data have been revised. The report and Powerpoint presentation have been updated.

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. Cancer in Australia: in brief 2014. Cancer series no. 91. Cat. no. CAN 89. Canberra: AIHW.

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