Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Preface
    • Contributors
    • Executive summary
  • Sections
    1. Introduction 
      • What is cancer?
      • Cancer surveillance in Australia
      • The National Cancer Statistics Clearing House
      • Other sources of data on cancer
      • Structure of this report
    2. Cancer in Australia 
      • General
      • Most common cancers
      • Age and sex differences
      • Cancer prevalence
      • Cancers attributed to smoking and alcohol consumption 
      • Cancer rates in the states and territories, 1996 - 2000
      • A profile of colorectal cancer 
    3. Cancer trends
      • National trends in cancer incidence and mortality
      • Figures 12- 17 
    4. Incidence and mortality tables
      • Guide to interpreting incidence and mortality tables
    5. Other sources of cancer data 
      • Cancer mortality - multiple causes of death
      • Screening
      • Trends in cancer-related hospital separations
  • End matter
    • Summary tables 2000 
    • Tables for selected cancers 2000 
    • Additional Tables 1- 40 
    • Additional Tables 41-89 
  • Appendixes
    • Appendix A: International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision - cancer site - codes and combinations
    • Appendix B: Methods
    • Appendix C: Population data
    • Appendix D: Cancer registration in Australia
    • Appendix E: Cancer registries contact list
    • Appendix F: Tables published on the Internet
  • Glossary
  • Data sources
  • References
  • Related publications