CanStat digests

CanStat issue 49Canstats are digests of facts and figures produced by our Cancer Epidemiology Centre.

Several issues are published each year including annual cancer incidence and mortality data from the Victoria Cancer Registry.

Most issues focus on a particular cancer type or topic and include local, national or international statistics on incidence, mortality and survival.  

 

 

Issue

Content summary

#51
Haematological malignancies

Neoplastic diseases of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissue
Classification into WHO-based clinical groups; Incidence, mortality and survival in Victoria; Incidence in migrants and comparisons worldwide; Clinical and epidemiological descriptions of some important subtypes; Comparison of total new cases to reported incidence
PDFDownload CanStat #51 Haematological malignancies (592kb)

#50
Cancer in Victoria 2009

Cancer incidence & mortality reporting; Table of cancers by ICD-10 codes; Overview of 2009 statistics; Statistical methods;  Mortality coding; Cancer incidence in Victoria 2009 by age, sex and site; Trends in incidence and mortality from 1982-2009 for the leading cancers; Cancer survival
PDFDownload CanStat #50 Cancer in Victoria 2009 (608kb)

#48
Cancers of the Brain & Central Nervous System

Incidence in Victoria by age, sex and tumour type; Trends in incidence and mortality; Risk factors; Survival; Migrants vs Australia, Regional variation, Ethnic variation; Treatment and outcomes
PDFDownload CanStat #48 Cancers of the Brain & Central Nervous System (388kb)

#44
Skin Cancer

What is skin cancer?; Types of skin cancer; Epidemiology of skin cancer; Non-melanocytic skin cancer incidence and mortality; Melanoma incidence and mortality; survival; regional and migrant comparisons; SunSmart and emerging issues in skin cancer.
PDFDownload CanStat #44 Skin Cancer (557kb)

#43
Ovarian Cancer

Types of ovarian cancer; Incidence and mortality; Management of ovarian cancer; Epidemiology; Screening
PDFDownload CanStat 43: Ovarian Cancer (531kb)

#37
A Guide to the Victorian Cancer Registry

History and future directions; Operation; Data protection and privacy guidelines for the release of information; Publications and research; Cancer Control; The Cancer Act
PDFDownload CanStat 37: A Guide to the Victorian Cancer Registry (297kb)

#36
Lung Cancer

Victorian lung cancer trends and smoking prevalence rates; Mortality trends in Australia 1910-1999 for lung and other common cancers; Comparisons: international variation, migrants to Australia, socio-economic status; Lung cancer management and survival; Other tobacco-related cancers; Tobacco control in Australia
PDFDownload CanStat 36: Lung cancer (258kb)  

#34
Breast Cancer

Trends in incidence and mortality; Survival; Comparisons: regional variation, migrants to Australia; International comparisons; Mammography and BreastScreen
PDFDownload CanStat 34: Breast cancer (230kb)  

#33
Trends in Cancer Mortality

Mortality trends by cancer site; Description and graphs by ICD-9 topography and sex; Age-specific cancer mortality 1995-1999; Cancer mortality rates by site 1910-1999
PDFDownload CanStat 33: Trends in cancer mortality, Australia 1910-1999 (98kb)

#31
Testicular Cancer

Incidence and mortality; Histological types; Pathological stage; International comparisons; Migrants; Time trends; Survival
PDFDownload CanStat 31: Testicular cancer (92kb)

#30
Prostate Cancer

Incidence and mortality; Histological types; Pathological stage; International comparisons; Migrants; Time trends; Survival
PDFDownload CanStat 30: Prostate cancer (71kb) 

#26
Bowel Cancer

Incidence and mortality; Histological types; Pathological stage; International comparisons; Migrants; Time trends; Survival
PDFDownload CanStat 26: Bowel cancer (2.56MB)

 

Updated: 14 Jun, 2013