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The risk of lung cancer was increased for both biologic naïve and tumour necrosis factor inhibitor exposed patients compared with the general population, suggesting that rheumatoid arthritis status or other treatments may be involved.

The estimated rate of overdiagnosis of prostate cancer was in agreement with estimates using other methods. The excess lifetime risk of prostate cancer in 2012 (adjusted for changing competing mortality) was 8.2%, corresponding to 41% of prostate cancers being overdiagnosed.

Almost three quarters of children diagnosed with one of twelve solid malignancies had localised or regional disease at diagnosis, and differences in 5-year survival by stage were greatest for osteosarcoma, neuroblastoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma.

In Australia, there has been no increase in any brain tumour histological type or glioma location that can be attributed to mobile phones.

In this Australian population, lentigo maligna was twice as frequent as other types of in situ melanoma. Improved strategies for diagnosis and management of melanoma are required.

This study identified a substantial proportion of people with non-small cell lung cancer being diagnosed in an emergency setting in NSW.

Actual radiotherapy utilisation estimates in incident primary cancers in NSW are different depending on the method used, and all methods used in this study were below optimal.

The incidence of anal cancer has increased. This may be associated with changing sexual behaviours and increasing levels of HPV exposure in younger cohorts, and reinforce the importance of HPV vaccination.