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Australia - Tasmania Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report 2002


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Cancer in Tasmania, Incidence and Mortality 2002
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2002 - 12/2002
Series or system 
Australia - Tasmania Cancer Registry
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Subnationally representative

This report provides incidence and mortality tables for new cases, deaths, and crude, cumulative, and age standardized rates based on 2002 data from the Tasmanian Cancer Registry. The tables are broken down by sex and 5 year age groups and cancers are coded in ICD-10. The report also highlights female breast cancer data from 1997-2002, provides regional distributions of cancer, and demonstrates cancer trends from 1980-2002.

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.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Tasmanian Cancer Registry. Australia - Tasmania Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report 2002. Hobart, Australia: Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, 2005.