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Cancer in Australia: in brief 2014 presents key points and trends from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s latest biennial report about cancer in Australia, Cancer in Australia: an overview, 2014.
For all cancers combined, the age-standardised mortality rate is estimated to decrease by 20% between 1982 and 2014
The survival of people in Australia who were diagnosed with cancer was better than that of people in other regions
Between 1982 and 2014, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed more than doubled —from 47,417 to 123,920
In 2014, an estimated 123,920 Australians will be diagnosed with cancer
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