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Age-specific incidence rate ratios (IRRs) were lower/similar for breast and bowel cancers in younger and higher in older Aboriginal than non-Aboriginal people. All age-specific cervical cancer IRRs were higher for Aboriginal compared with non-Aboriginal people.

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

Health service use and risk factor associations in 45 and Up Study participants diagnosed with bowel or lung cancer showed little evidence of bias when compared to the source population of people diagnosed with these cancers.

The reduction in cancer mortality over time was smaller in older people than in younger people. Further research is needed to achieve the best trade-offs between cancer control and harm avoidance in older people.

eviQ was highly regarded by the Australian medical oncologists who responded to the survey. Usage of eviQ had a positive impact on knowledge, practice and promoted better patient-centered care.

Oncologists strongly prefer smoking cessation interventions to be managed by other health workers. The majority believed that they required more training in cessation interventions and cited multiple additional barriers to providing cessation care.

Malignant pleural mesothelioma rates have stabilised since the mid-1990s, suggesting that maximum incidence levels have been reached.