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released: 2 Jul 1998 author: AIHW & Department of Health and Family Services

The NHPA Report on Cancer Control 1997 updates the data and trends provided in the First Report on National Health Priority Areas 1996 for the priority cancers, summarises the current status of cancer control in Australia and proposes a framework for future collaborative action between all stakeholders. The report has been jointly published by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services and the AIHW.

ISBN 978 0 642 36727 3; Cat. no. PHE 4; 105pp.; Internet only

Full publication

Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (162K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables and figures
    • Acknowledgements
    • Executive summary (separate 42K PDF)
    • Introduction
  • Sections
    1. Overview (61K PDF)
      1. Profile of cancer
    2. National Health Priority Areas cancer sites - current status (295K PDF)
      1. Lung cancer
      2. Skin cancer
      3. Cancer of the cervix
      4. Breast cancer
      5. Colorectal cancer
      6. Prostate cancer
      7. Other cancers
    3. Opportunities for cancer control in Australia (162K PDF)
      1. A framework for change
      2. Specific issues for priority cancers
      3. Evidence-based practice in cancer control
      4. Special populations
      5. Familial cancers
      6. Research and data collection
      7. Setting priorities and future directions
  • End matter (138K PDF)
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: Quality of evidence ratings
      • Appendix 2: Data and statistical issues
    • Acronyms and abbreviations
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW & Department of Health and Family Services 1998. NHPA report on cancer control 1997. Cat. no. PHE 4. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 27 July 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442466961>.

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