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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.
The most commonly reported cancers in 2012 are expected to be prostate cancer, followed by bowel cancer
Between 1991 and 2009, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed almost doubled—from 66,393 to 114,137
For all cancers combined, the age-standardised mortality rate decreased by 17% from 1991
In 2012, it is estimated that more than 120,700 Australians will be diagnosed with cancer
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