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The Conversation

Three charts on: cancer rates in Australia, where liver cancer is on the rise while other types fall

  • Written by Terry Slevin, Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University; Education and Research Director, Cancer Council WA; Chair, Occupational and Environmental Cancer Committee, Cancer Council Australia
imageThe incidence of liver cancer is increasing and has the potential to become a national health crisis.from shutterstock.com

Liver cancer is a looming health threat in Australia, recent findings from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Burden of Cancer report suggest.

While rates of other cancers are falling or remaining...

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