Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
  • Data at a glance
  • Overview
    • Lung cancer
    • Breast cancer in females
    • Bowel cancer
    • Cervical cancer
    • Liver cancer
    • Prostate cancer
    • Cancer of unknown primary site
  • 1 Introduction
    • Demographic characteristics
    • Data interpretation
    • Data sources
    • What is missing from the picture?
  • 2 Risk factors
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • 3 Incidence of cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
    • Clinical cancer groupings
    • Excess cancer incidence
  • 4 Mortality from cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
    • Clinical cancer groupings
    • Excess cancer deaths
    • Associated cause of death
  • 5 Survival after a diagnosis of cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
    • Multivariate survival analysis
    • International context
  • 6 Prevalence of cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
  • 7 Hospitalisations for cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
    • Fewer cancer hospitalisations
    • Additional diagnoses
  • 8 Expenditure on cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
  • 9 National cancer screening programs
    • Key findings
    • BreastScreen Australia
    • National Cervical Screening Program
    • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
  • 10 Burden of disease due to cancer
    • Key findings
    • All cancers combined
    • Cancer type
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Classifications
        • Health classifications
        • Area-based classifications
      • Appendix B: Statistical methods and technical notes
        • Age-specific rates
        • Age-standardised rates
        • Confidence intervals
        • Hazard ratio
        • Mortality-to-incidence ratio
        • Observed and expected numbers
        • Prevalence
        • Rate ratio
        • Survival
      • Appendix C: Data sources
        • Australian Cancer Database
        • BreastScreen Australia data
        • Burden of disease data
        • Disease expenditure database
        • GLOBOCAN
        • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program data
        • National Death Index
        • National Hospital Morbidity Database
        • National Mortality Database
        • Population data
      • Appendix D: Additional tables
        • Additional tables for Chapter 3: Incidence of cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 4: Mortality from cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 5: Survival after a diagnosis of cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 6: Prevalence of cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 7: Hospitalisations for cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 8: Expenditure on cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 9: National cancer screening programs
        • Additional tables for Chapter 10: Burden of disease due to cancer
      • Appendix E: Clinical cancer groupings
      • Appendix F: Definition of cancer-related hospitalisations
      • Appendix G: Guide to online supplementary tables
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications