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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.
In 2014, an estimated 45,780 Australians will die from cancer
Between 1982 and 2014, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed more than doubled —from 47,417 to 123,920
Five-year survival from all cancers combined increased from 46% in 1982–1986 to 67% in 2007–2011
For all cancers combined, the age-standardised mortality rate is estimated to decrease by 20% between 1982 and 2014
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