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This web report provides readers with information to aid in the interpretation of cancer data and cancer-related publications. It includes information on interpreting different aspects of data such as cancer statistics, differences in reported statistics, trend data, population comparisons and data on rare cancers.
Incidence is the number of new cancers diagnosed during a specified time period
Mortality is the number of deaths during a specified period due to cancer
Survival is the probability of being alive, relative to an average Australian of same sex and age, in a set time period
Prevalence is the number of people alive with a prior diagnosis of cancer at a given point in time
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