Table of contents

  • What is mesothelioma?
  • Australia's use of asbestos
  • How many people are diagnosed with mesothelioma?
  • The median age at diagnosis is 75
  • Incidence rates vary by state and territory
  • Survival rates lower than other cancers
  • Most people diagnosed with mesothelioma die from it
  • Asbestos exposure among people with mesothelioma
  • What are the challenges in collecting data and reporting on mesothelioma?
  • Where do I go for more information?
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Acknowledgments