Cancer has a greater overall impact on the health of Australians than any other disease group. On average, 1 in 2 Australians will develop cancer and 1 in 5 will die from it before the age of 85 years.
ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978-1-74249-081-6; Cat. no. CAN 55; 28pp.; Internet only
Publication table of contents
- Preliminary material
- Title and verso pages
- Body section
- what is cancer?
- what are the known risk factors for cancer?
- how many people were diagnosed with cancer in 2007?
- which cancers were the most common in 2007?
- do cancer rates differ with age?
- how has the occurrence of cancer changed over time?
- what about the occurrence of the most commonly diagnosed cancers?
- how many people died from cancer in 2007?
- which cancers led to most deaths in 2007?
- does mortality differ by age?
- how has mortality changed over time?
- how have mortality rates changed for the most common causes of cancer death?
- do cancer rates differ for Indigenous Australians?
- do cancer rates differ by remoteness area?
- do cancer rates differ by socioeconomic status?
- what is the prospect of survival?
- is the prospect of survival similar for all cancer sites?
- does survival differ by age?
- how has survival changed over time?
- has survival improved for all cancer sites?
- End matter
AIHW 2010. Cancer in Australia 2010: in brief. Cancer series no. 59. Cat. no. CAN 55. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 6 July 2015 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442472454>.