Cancer mortality data investigations (preliminary work)

Cancer data commentary no. 8

At the time of releasing the 2022 Cancer data in Australia (CdiA) report, AIHW remains in the process of investigating cancer mortality reporting. This commentary discusses preliminary investigations undertaken into differences between cancer mortality information according to the National Mortality Database (NMD) and the Australian Cancer Database (ACD) and the commentary also outlines planned work to improve cancer mortality reporting.