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Education in 2018

Cancer in the Older Prson

Date: May 10, 2018

Tme: 9am - 3.15pm

Venue: Sylvania Park, Drung

Cost:     Staff working in the Public Sector within the Grampians Region: $50

             Staff working in the Private Sector or outside the Grampians Region: $90

Cancer and Statistics

Information on cancer is collated and analysed in order to understand the incidence and associated morbidity and mortality. A number of data sources are accessed including:

  • State and territory population-based cancer registries - Australian Cancer Database (AIHW)
  • Australian Paediatric Cancer Registry (APCR)
  • Clinical cancer registries
  • Biospecimen databases
  • Cancer screening registries

If you would like to find out your regions cancer incidence and survival rates please go to the Cancer Council Victoria website Statistics and Data

If you would like to view more detailed information on cancer epidemiology (the study of factors affecting cancer); then go to: Population Health Concepts