Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgments
    • Contents
    • Abbreviations
      • Symbols
    • Executive summary
  • Body section
    1. Introduction 
      • What is breast cancer?
      • Purpose and structure of this report
      • Data interpretation
      • Data sources
    2. Incidence of breast cancer 
      • Incidence of breast cancer in females
        • Incidence in 2006
        • Trends
        • Risk of breast cancer and average age at diagnosis
        • Projections
        • International comparisons
        • Type of breast cancer
        • Anatomical location
        • Incidence by stage at diagnosis
        • Differences across groups
      • Incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ in females
      • Incidence of breast cancer in males
    3. Mortality from breast cancer 
      • Mortality of females from breast cancer
        • Mortality in 2006
        • Trends
        • International comparisons
        • Risk of death and average age at death
        • Differences across groups
        • Breast cancer as an associated cause of death
      • Mortality of males from breast cancer
    4. Survival after a diagnosis of breast cancer 
      • Survival of females with breast cancer
        • Survival of females diagnosed in 2000 to 2006
        • Trends
        • International comparisons
        • Survival by type of breast cancer
        • Survival by stage at diagnosis
        • Differences across groups
      • Survival of males with breast cancer
    5. Prevalence of breast cancer 
      • Prevalence of breast cancer among females
        • Prevalence in 2006
        • Differences across groups
      • Prevalence of breast cancer among males
    6. Burden of disease due to breast cancer
      • Burden of disease due to breast cancer in females
        • Burden of disease in 2003
        • Trends
      • Burden of disease due to breast cancer in males
    7. Mammography 
      • Screening mammography
        • Screening mammography in 2005-2006
        • Trends
        • Differences across groups
      • Medicare Benefits Schedule-funded mammography
        • MBS-funded mammography for females
        • MBS-funded mammography for males
    8. Hospitalisations for breast cancer 
      • Hospitalisations of females for breast cancer
        • Hospitalisations in 2007-08
        • Trends
        • Procedures undertaken during hospitalisations
      • Hospitalisations of males for breast cancer
    9. Expenditure on breast cancer
      • Expenditure on breast cancer for females
        • Expenditure in 2004-05
        • Trends
      • Expenditure on breast cancer for males
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      1. Classifications 
        • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
        • Australian Classification of Health Interventions
        • International Classification of Diseases for Oncology
      2. Statistical methods and technical notes 
        • Age-specific rates
        • Age-standardised rates
        • Confidence intervals
        • Incidence projections
        • Mortality-to-incidence ratio
        • Relative survival analysis
        • Risk to age 75 and 85 years
      3. Data sources 
        • Australian Cancer Database
        • BreastScreen Australia Program data
        • Disease Expenditure Database
        • Ductal carcinoma in situ data
        • Medicare Australia data
        • National Death Index
        • National Hospital Morbidity Database
        • National Mortality Database
        • Population data
      4. 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
      5. Definition of breast cancer-related hospitalisations 
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures