Table of contents

Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (287KB PDF)1
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
      • Symbols
    • Executive summary  1
  • Body section (542KB PDF)
    1. Introduction
      • What is ovarian cancer?
      • Purpose and structure of this report
      • Data interpretation
      • Data sources
    2. Incidence of ovarian cancer
      • Incidence in 2006
        • Differences by age at diagnosis
      • Trends
        • Trends by age at diagnosis
      • Risk of ovarian cancer and average age at diagnosis
      • Projections
      • Types of ovarian cancer
        • Trends in types of ovarian cancer
      • Incidence by stage at diagnosis
      • Differences across groups
        • Differences by geographical area
        • Differences by socioeconomic status
        • Differences by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
        • Differences by country of birth
      • International comparisons
    3. Mortality from ovarian cancer
      • Mortality in 2006
        • Differences by age at death
      • Trends
        • Trends by age at death
        • Risk of death from ovarian cancer and average age at death
      • Differences across groups
        • Differences by geographical area
        • Differences by socioeconomic status
        • Differences by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
        • Differences by country of birth
      • International comparisons
      • Ovarian cancer as an associated cause of death
    4. Survival after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer
      • Survival of those diagnosed between 2000 and 2006
        • Survival from ovarian cancer compared with other cancers
        • Differences by age at diagnosis
      • Trends
        • Trends by age at diagnosis
      • Survival by type of ovarian cancer
      • Survival by stage at diagnosis
      • Differences by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
      • International comparisons
    5. Prevalence of ovarian cancer
      • Prevalence in 2006
        • Differences by age
        • Differences across groups
    6. Burden of disease due to ovarian cancer
      • Burden of disease in 2003
        • Differences by age
      • Trends and projections
    7. Hospitalisations for ovarian cancer
      • Hospitalisations in 2007–08
        • Differences by age
        • Average length of stay
      • Trends
        • Trends in average length of stay
      • Procedures undertaken during hospitalisations
    8. Expenditure on ovarian cancer
      • Expenditure in 2004–05
        • Differences by age
      • Trends
  • End matter (334KB PDF)
    • Appendixes
      1. Classifications
        • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
        • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Australian modification
        • Australian Classification of Health Interventions
        • International Classification of Diseases for Oncology
        • Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Areas
        • Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage
        • Standard Australian Classification of Countries
      2. Statistical methods and technical notes
        • Age-specific rates
        • Age-standardised rates
        • Confidence intervals
        • Definition of ovarian cancer
          • What ICD codes are included in the definition
          • Whether or not borderline tumours are included
        • Incidence projections
        • Mortality data differences
        • Mortality-to-incidence ratio
        • Relative survival analysis
        • Risk to age 75 and 85 years
      3. Data sources
        • Australian Cancer Database
          • Non-melanoma skin cancers
        • Burden of disease data
        • Disease Expenditure Database
        • GLOBOCAN
        • National Death Index
        • National Hospital Morbidity Database
        • National Mortality Database
        • Population data
      4. Additional tables
        • Additional tables for Chapter 2: Incidence of ovarian cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 3: Mortality from ovarian cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 4: Survival after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer
        • Additional table for Chapter 6: Burden of disease due to ovarian cancer
        • Additional tables for Chapter 7: Hospitalisations for ovarian cancer
        • Additional table for Chapter 8: Expenditure on ovarian cancer
      5. Stage at diagnosis
        • FIGO staging system
        • TNM staging system
        • Summary staging system
      6. Definition of ovarian cancer–related hospitalisations
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

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