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released: 24 Nov 1999 author: AIHW media release

Cancer in Australia 1996 presents comprehensive national data on cancer incidence and mortality. The report provides 1996 and selected 1997 and 1998 data for cancers by site, age and sex, and summary data for each State and Territory. Incidence and mortality trends since the early 1980s, age patterns for selected cancers and international comparisons are features of this report. The information in this report is supported by more detailed information for all cancer sites on the Institute's Internet web site.

ISSN 1039 3307; ISBN 978 1 74024 024 6; Cat. no. CAN 7; 97pp.; Internet Only

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This section provides a comprehensive set of Excel tables for 1996 for all cancer sites. These tables contain age-specific, crude, and age-standardised incidence and mortality rates for males, females and persons for each cancer site. The ICD 140-173 file also contains the total of all cancers whereas the ICD 174-208 file also includes the smoking and alcohol related cancer data.

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AIHW 1999. Cancer in Australia 1996: incidence and mortality data for 1996 and selected data for 1997 and 1998. Cancer Series no. 12. Cat. no. CAN 7. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 30 May 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467091>.

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