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released: 30 Apr 2003 author: AIHW, Australasian Association of Cancer Registries media release

Cancer Survival in Australia 1992-1997 is the first national analysis of how cancer survival varies by socioeconomic status and geographic region. It presents an analysis of five-year relative survival proportions by geographic category and socioeconomic status for persons diagnosed with cancer during the years 1992-1997.This analysis is presented by age and sex for all cancers (Excluding non-melanocytic skin cancers) combined and for the following National Health Priority Area cancers - colorectal cancer, cancer of the lung, melanoma, cancer of the breast (females only), cancer of the cervix, cancer of the prostate, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.This report is the third in a series of three reports on relative survival after being diagnosed with cancer. It is an important reference for all those interested in the health of Australians.

ISSN 1039 3307; ISBN 978 1 74024 255 4; Cat. no. CAN 17; 57pp.; Internet Only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (89K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Executive summary
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (99K PDF)
    2. Method (101K PDF)
    3. All cancers (161K PDF)
    4. Colorectal cancer (161K PDF)
    5. Cancer of the lung (161K PDF)
    6. Melanoma (161K PDF)
    7. Cancer of the breast (females) (155K PDF)
    8. Cancer of the cervix (155K PDF)
    9. Cancer of the prostate (154K PDF)
    10. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (160K PDF)
  • End matter (119K PDF)
    • Glossary
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW, Australasian Association of Cancer Registries 2003. Cancer survival in Australia 1992-1997: geographic categories and socioeconomic status. Cancer Series no. 22. Cat. no. CAN 17. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 21 July 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467451>.

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