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The majority of smokers diagnosed with cancer continue to smoke beyond diagnosis, even in the context of an intention to quit and attempts to do so. Cancer survivors who smoke remain motivated to quit well beyond the initial diagnosis.

The probability of death for Australian cancer patients has decreased over the past three decades. However, there is still the need for continuing efforts to improve cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

How is our cancer data sourced and calculated? Explore how the latest data and trends including incidence, mortality and survival, are found for cancer in NSW.

Find data and information about how different cancers impact on the people of NSW. Cancer in NSW impacts people living with a cancer diagnosis, caring for a loved one, or searching for a cure.

Find data and information about how different cancers impact on the people of NSW. Cancer in NSW impacts people living with a cancer diagnosis, caring for a loved one, or searching for a cure.

Find data and information about how different cancers impact on the people of NSW. Cancer in NSW impacts people living with a cancer diagnosis, caring for a loved one, or searching for a cure.

People with cancer experience a higher use of primary and secondary healthcare services in the year preceding and following diagnosis, with GPs continuing to play a significant role post diagnosis.

Between 2018 and 2040, the number of patients requiring first-course chemotherapy annually will increase from 9·8 million to 15·0 million, a relative increase of 53%. Strategic investments in chemotherapy service provision and cancer physicians will be needed to meet the projected increased demand.

Understanding more about cancer can help people to reduce their risk, approach their own diagnosis with confidence, or support other people living with the cancer.