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Data in this report provide a comprehensive picture of gynaecological cancer in Australia including how gynaecological cancer rates differ by geographical area, socioeconomic status, Indigenous status and country of birth.
In 2008, 4,534 new gynaecological cancers were diagnosed in Australia; an average of 12 females every day
In 2007, ovarian cancer was the most common cause of gynaecological cancer deaths (848 deaths)
In 2008, uterine cancer was the most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer (2,016 cases)
5-year relative survival in 2006–2010 was 82% for uterine cancer, 72% for cervical cancer and 43% for ovarian cancer
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