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Australia - New South Wales Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Cancer in New South Wales, Incidence and Mortality Report 2008
Australia (AUS)
New South Wales
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Subnationally representative

The 2008 report on cancer statistics from the New South Wales Central Cancer Registry provides population-based incidence and mortality data. Survival data for select cancers are also provided. Data in the tables are broken down by age and sex, and the cancers are coded in ICD-10. For each cancer, 2008 data are provided on number and percentage of new cancer cases; age-specific incidence rates; age-standardized cancer incidence, crude, and cumulative incidence rates; cancer death numbers and percentage; age specific mortality rates; and age standardized mortality, crude, and cumulative mortality rates. Aside from data for 2008, the report provides historical data going back to 1972.

The report contains the standard cancer notification form.