Cancer Forum

Journal article

10 Jul 2016
284

Abstract

The ability of health researchers to unearth previously unsuspected health risks, trends and commonalities at a population level through matching information across different datasets is well attested. However, as more of this type of research is conducted, the spotlight is being shone...

Journal article

1 Jan 2007
3

Cancer in Australia is largely a positive story. Despite increased incidence rates, which reflect an ageing population,the corresponding falling age-adjusted death rates and better survival suggest a health system well-equipped for early detection and treatment of cancer. However, there are inequalities in cancer survival among...

Journal article

1 Jan 2007
3

People from rural and remote areas face additional psychological and financial burdens associated with the need to travel for cancer treatment and follow up. To reduce these burdens, The Cancer Council South Australia has established an affordable accommodation service that provides a friendly, homely, supportive...