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This area is an e-bookshelf for resources the Cancer Voices SA Executive Team have found to be useful

Lung cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer in Australia. 

There were 100,514 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia in 2005. The five most common cancers were prostate cancer (16,349 cases), colorectal cancer (13,076), breast cancer (12,265), melanoma of the skin (10,684) and lung cancer (9,182). These five cancers accounted for over 61% of all diagnoses.

There were 100,514 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia in 2005 (the latest figures available). The five most common cancers were prostate cancer (16,349 cases), colorectal cancer (13,076), breast cancer (12,265), melanoma of the skin (10,684) and lung cancer (9,182). These five cancers accounted for over 61% of all diagnoses.

The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is widely known as a risk factor for cervical cancer.

However, the link between HPV and a number of other cancers is less publicised, and debate continues around HPV vaccination for boys and girls. Here are some articles that may help to make up you own mind on this issue:

There were 100,514 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia in 2005 . The five most common cancers were prostate cancer (16,349 cases), colorectal cancer (13,076), breast cancer (12,265), melanoma of the skin (10,684) and lung cancer (9,182). These five cancers accounted for over 61% of all diagnoses.

There were 100,514 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia in 2005 (the latest figures available). The five most common cancers were prostate cancer (16,349 cases), colorectal cancer (13,076), breast cancer (12,265), melanoma of the skin (10,684) and lung cancer (9,182). These five cancers accounted for over 61% of all diagnoses.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australia and the second greatest cause of cancer deaths in men. The latest data shows that in 2010 almost 20,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Tragically more than 3,300 men will die as a direct cause of prostate cancer. (Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare).

 

Risk statistics can be made simple, and this may help you feel better equipped to actively participate in decisions about your healthcare.

 

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