Cancer type summaries

Cancer in NSW impacts people living with a cancer diagnosis, caring for a loved one, or searching for a cure. 

The current five-year survival rate for cancer in NSW is on par with the best health systems in the world. 

Advances in prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are allowing many more people to survive and live longer with the disease. 

NSW is currently a leader in cancer care and treatment, but key facts show there is still work to be done.

Read more information regarding data sources and special notes. 

Other statistics

Cancer incidence and mortality

BreastScreen NSW

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