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Cancer in Australia: in brief 2012 presents key points and trends from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s latest biennial report about cancer in Australia, Cancer in Australia: an overview, 2012.
Cancer outcomes differ by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status, remoteness area and socioeconomic status
For all cancers combined, the age-standardised mortality rate decreased by 17% from 1991
Five-year survival from all cancers combined increased from 47% in 1982–1987 to 66% in 2006–2010
The most commonly reported cancers in 2012 are expected to be prostate cancer, followed by bowel cancer
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