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Gynaecological cancers in Australia: an overview

Posted on: 15 October, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 4, October 2012 - December 2012
Related to Cancer Women

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2012)
Gynaecological cancers in Australia: an overview
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

This report focuses on gynaecological cancers in Australia. It includes a full summary of the national statistics on gynaecological cancers. The aim of the report is to enhance understanding of these cancers and inform decision making resource allocation, and the evaluation of programs and policies. The report provided the latest data on the following topics:

  • number of gynaecological cancers diagnosed each year
  • early detection through screening programs
  • number of hospitalisations
  • health care spending on gynaecological cancers
  • number of females alive after a diagnosis
  • burden of disease due to gynaecological cancers
  • survival predictions for females diagnosed with gynaecological cancers
  • number of deaths from gynaecological cancers each year.

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