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, 1997-2001
      • Mesothelioma data in the National Cancer Statistics Clearing House
    3. Cancer trends
      • National trends in cancer incidence and mortality
    4. Incidence and mortality tables
      • Guide to interpreting incidence and mortality tables
    5. Other sources of cancer data
      • Cancer mortality-multiple causes of death
      • Cancer mortality by remoteness category
      • Cancer expenditure
      • Cancer screening
      • Management of cancer in general practice
      • International comparison
    • End matter
      • Tables
        • Summary tables 2001
        • Tables for selected cancers 2001
      • Appendixes 
        • Appendix A: International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision-cancer codes and combinations used in this report
        • 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