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Australia - Tasmania Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report 1999

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Cancer in Tasmania, Incidence and Mortality 1999
Geography 
Australia (AUS)
Tasmania
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1999 - 12/1999
Series or system 
Australia - Tasmania Cancer Registry
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

This report provides incidence and mortality tables for new cases, deaths, and crude, cumulative, and age standardized rates based on 1999 data from the Tasmanian Cancer Registry. The tables are broken down by sex and 5 year age groups and cancers are coded in ICD-9. The report also highlights female breast cancer data from 1997-1999, provides regional distributions of cancer, and demonstrates cancer trends from 1980-1999.

Incidence of non-melanocytic skin cancer is not recorded but mortality numbers are provided.

Additional cancer data can be requested from the Tasmanian Cancer Registry.

Citation
Publication year 
2002
Suggested citation 
Menzies Center for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania (Australia), Tasmanian Cancer Registry. Australia - Tasmania Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report 1999. Hobart, Australia: Menzies Center for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania (Australia), 2002.