Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Contents
    • Title and verso pages
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
    • Data at a glance 
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Data sources
      • 1.2 Risk factors for cancer 
    • Section one: an overview
    • 2 Surveillance and early detection
      • 2.1 Population-based cancer screening
      • 2.2 Medicare-subsidised surveillance, detection and monitoring tests 
    • 3 Number of new cases
      • 3.1 All cancers combined
      • 3.2 Most commonly diagnosed cancers
      • 3.3 In situ tumours 
    • 4 Treatment
      • 4.1 Hospitalisations for all cancers combined
      • 4.2 Hospitalisations for principal diagnosis of cancer
      • 4.3 Hospitalisations for chemotherapy
      • 4.4 Radiotherapy for cancer
      • 4.5 Hospitalisations for palliative care for cancer 
    • 5 Survival and survivorship after a cancer diagnosis
      • 5.1 Survival
      • 5.2 Survivorship population 
    • 6 Number of deaths
      • 6.1 All cancers combined
      • 6.2 Most common causes of death from cancer 
    • 7 Burden of disease
      • 7.1 All cancers combined
      • 7.2 Cancer type 
    • 8 Key population groups
      • 8.1 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
      • 8.2 State and territory
      • 8.3 Remoteness area
      • 8.4 Socioeconomic group 
    • Section two: Selected cancers
    • 9 Summary pages for selected cancers 
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Cancer codes
      • Appendix B: Cancer incidence, mortality and survival for all cancer groupings
      • Appendix C: Methodology for estimating 2013 cancer incidence in NSW
      • Appendix D: Methodology for cancer projections
      • Appendix E: Definition of cancer-related hospitalisations
      • Appendix F: Definition of Medicare items
      • Appendix G: Data sources
      • Appendix H: Classifications
      • Appendix I: Statistical methods and technical notes 
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications