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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
Between 1991 and 2009, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed almost doubled—from 66,393 to 114,137
Five-year survival from all cancers combined increased from 47% in 1982–1987 to 66% in 2006–2010
In 2010, more than 42,800 Australians died from cancer
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