Table of contents

  • What is mesothelioma?
  • The Australian Mesothelioma Registry
  • How many people are diagnosed with mesothelioma?
  • The number of cases of mesothelioma has risen
  • Incidence rates vary by state and territory
  • Patients are less likely to survive mesothelioma than most other cancers
  • How has mortality changed over time?
  • How does Australia compare?
  • Asbestos exposure in people with mesothelioma
  • What are the challenges in collecting data and reporting on mesothelioma?
  • Where do I go for more information?
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Acknowledgments