Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • acknowledgments
    • introduction
  • Body section
    • what is cancer?
    • what are the known risk factors for cancer?
    • how many people were diagnosed with cancer in 2007?
    • which cancers were the most common in 2007?
    • do cancer rates differ with age?
    • how has the occurrence of cancer changed over time?
    • what about the occurrence of the most commonly diagnosed cancers?
    • how many people died from cancer in 2007?
    • which cancers led to most deaths in 2007?
    • does mortality differ by age?
    • how has mortality changed over time?
    • how have mortality rates changed for the most common causes of cancer death?
    • do cancer rates differ for Indigenous Australians?
    • do cancer rates differ by remoteness area?
    • do cancer rates differ by socioeconomic status?
    • what is the prospect of survival?
    • is the prospect of survival similar for all cancer sites?
    • does survival differ by age?
    • how has survival changed over time?
    • has survival improved for all cancer sites?
  • End matter
    • references