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Cancer in Australia: in brief 2017 presents key points and trends from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s latest biennial report about cancer in Australia, Cancer in Australia 2017.
In 2017, an estimated 134,174 new cases of cancer (excluding BCC and SCC) will be diagnosed in Australia
At the end of 2012, 410,530 people were alive who had been diagnosed with cancer in the previous 5 years
Lung cancer is estimated to be the leading cause of cancer death in 2017
In 2011, cancer was the leading cause of disease burden in Australia
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