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Cancer death rates decline - but more in men than women

Since the 1980s cancer has been in a steady decline in Australia, with a downward trend in both diagnoses & death. A CT scan of a neck showing a thyroid tumour Source: Getty Images

New analysis says that cancer survival rates in Australia are continuing to improve, and the rate of diagnosis has been declining.

However, the decline in death rates for men has been greater than for women.

Kulasegaram Sanchayan reports in Tamil with a feature written by Tina Quinn.


 

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