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Friday, 27 May 2016

Cancer mortality trends and projections update (AIHW web update)

Cancer mortality trends and projections update is a web-based release presenting mortality projections for selected cancers and all cancers combined from 2014 to 2025 based on mortality trends from 1968 to 2013.

Cancer death rates have generally decreased over time, with the death rate from all cancers combined decreasing from 199 deaths per 100,000 people in 1968 to 166 per 100,000 in 2013. Between 2014 and 2025 the death rate from all cancers combined is projected to continue an overall downward trend from an estimated 208 to 180 deaths per 100,000 males, and from 133 to 120 deaths per 100,000 females.

View web page: Cancer mortality trends and projections: 2014-2025

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