Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Half title and verso pages
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Contributors
    • Summary
      • Main findings
  • Body material
    1. Introduction
      • 1.1 What is cancer?
      • 1.2 Cancer surveillance in Australia
      • 1.3 National Cancer Statistics Clearing House
    2. Incidence in 2005
      • 2.1 Main findings
    3. Incidence projections for 2006-2010
      • 3.1 Main assumption
      • 3.2 Main findings
    4. Mortality in 2005
      • 4.1 Main findings
    5. Mortality projections for 2006-2010
      • 5.1 Main assumption
      • 5.2 Main findings
    6. Incidence of lymphohaematopoietic cancers in 2005
    7. Cancers attributed to smoking and excessive alcohol consumption in 2005
      • 7.1 Main findings
    8. Incidence in the states and territories, 2001-2005
      • 8.1 All cancers combined (excluding non-elanocytic skin cancer)
      • 8.2 Melanoma of the skin
      • 8.3 All cancers, excluding all skin cancers
      • 8.4 Prostate cancer
      • 8.5 Colorectal cancer
      • 8.6 Breast cancer in females
      • 8.7 Lung cancer
    9. Incidence rates and most common cancers over the life span
      • 9.1 Definitions
      • 9.2 Incidence rates over the life span
      • 9.3 Most common cancers over the life span
    10. Cancer survival, 1982-2004
      • 10.1 Main findings
      • 10.2 International comparison of mortality-to-incidence ratios
    11. Prevalence of cancer at end of 2004
      • 11.1 Introduction
      • 11.2 Main findings
    12. National cancer screening programs
      • 12.1 Introduction
      • 12.2 National Cervical Screening Program
      • 12.3 BreastScreen Australia Program
      • 12.4 National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
    13. Cancer-related hospital separations, 2002-03 to 2006-07
      • 13.1 Introduction
      • 13.2 Main findings
    14. Burden of cancer in 2003
      • 14.1 Introduction
      • 14.2 Main findings
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      1. Cancer registration in Australia
      2. Non-elanocytic skin cancer
      3. Cancer data on the AIHW website
      4. Methods
      5. Cancers attributed to smoking and excessive alcohol consumption
      6. AACR/ABCR classification of lymphohaematopoietic cancers
      7. Population data
      8. Cancer registries contact list
      9. Data sources
    • Abbreviations and glossary
    • References
    • Related state and territory cancer registry publications
    • List of tables
    • List of figures