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Data in this report provide a comprehensive picture of gynaecological cancer in Australia including how gynaecological cancer rates differ by geographical area, socioeconomic status, Indigenous status and country of birth.
In 2007, 1,502 females died from a gynaecological cancer; an average of four females a day
In 2008, 4,534 new gynaecological cancers were diagnosed in Australia; an average of 12 females every day
Survival from ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer has improved
In 2007, ovarian cancer was the most common cause of gynaecological cancer deaths (848 deaths)
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