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released: 15 Mar 1997 author: Kricker A & Jelfs P media release

This report presents a series of graphs and statistical information which detail the numbers of cases of an death due to breast cancer, the changing patterns of incidence and mortality rates over time, variations between States and Territories, and the risks to selected population groups.

ISSN 0819 2200; ISBN 978 1 876 10101 5; Cat. no. CAN 1; 76pp.; Internet only

Publication

Contents

  • Summary
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Breast cancer
  • Guide to Breast cancer in Australian women 1921-1994
    • New cases and deaths
    • Incidence and mortality
    • Comparisons
    • Survival
  • Most frequent cancers in females in Australia
  • Deaths from common cancers in females in Australia
  • Number of new cases of breast cancer and deaths
  • Risk of breast cancer by age
  • Incidence and mortality rates
  • Trends in incidence and mortality
  • Incidence rates by age
  • , Mortality rates by age
  • Incidence trends by age
  • Mortality trends by age
  • Long-term trends in breast cancer
  • Incidence trends by State and Territory
  • Mortality trends by State and Territory
  • Incidence rates by age in States and Territories
  • Mortality rates by age in States and Territories
  • Distribution by histopathological type
  • Histopathological type by age
  • Incidence by country of birth
  • Mortality by country of birth
  • Mortality by place of residence in Australia
  • Incidence and mortality among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
  • Incidence and mortality by socioeconomic status
  • International comparisons of incidence
  • International comparisons of mortality
  • Survival from breast cancer
  • Survival internationally
  • Appendix 1: Lists of tables and figures
  • Appendix2: Additional tables
  • Appendix3: References

Recommended citation

Kricker A & Jelfs P 1997. Breast cancer in Australian women 1921-1994. Cancer Series no. 6. Cat. no. CAN 1. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 26 May 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442466868>.

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