Table of contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Purpose and structure of this report
    • 1.2 What is cancer?
    • 1.3 Who are adolescents and young adults?
    • 1.4 Why is examining cancer in adolescents and young adults important?
    • 1.5 How are cancers in adolescents and young adults classified?
    • 1.6 Data interpretation
  • 2 Incidence of cancer
    • 2.1 Incidence of all cancers combined
    • 2.2 Incidence by cancer type
    • 2.3 Incidence of cancer by sex
    • 2.4 Incidence of cancer by age
  • 3 Treatment for cancer
    • 3.1 Hospitalisations for all cancers combined
    • 3.2 Hospitalisations by cancer type
    • 3.3 Hospitalisations for chemotherapy
    • 3.4 Radiotherapy for cancer
  • 4 Survival from cancer
    • 4.1 Survival from all cancers combined
    • 4.2 Survival by cancer type
    • 4.3 Survival by sex
    • 4.4 Survival by age
    • 4.5 Survivorship population (prevalence)
  • 5 Mortality from cancer
    • 5.1 Deaths from all cancers combined
    • 5.2 Deaths by cancer type
    • 5.3 Deaths from cancer by sex
    • 5.4 Deaths from cancer by age
  • 6 Burden of cancer
    • 6.1 Burden of all cancers combined
    • 6.2 Burden by cancer type
    • 6.3 Burden of cancer by sex
    • 6.4 Burden of cancer by age
  • 7 Focus on key population groups
    • 7.1 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • 7.2 State and territory
    • 7.3 Remoteness area
    • 7.4 Socioeconomic group
  • 8 Second cancers
    • 8.1 Second cancers
    • 8.2 Second cancers by sex
    • 8.3 Second cancers by age
  • Appendix A: Cancer classification systems
  • Appendix B: Supplementary data tables
  • Appendix C: Data sources
  • Appendix D: Definition of cancer-related hospitalisations
  • Appendix E: Method to calculate second cancers
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Related publications

Data tables: Cancer in adolescents and young adults in Australia (1.2MB XLS)