Top Cancer Statistics for our region released.

Cancer Council collects data.


26 September 2018

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The Cancer Council has released some world-leading research, pinpointing Cancer hot spots across the country via an interactive map.

It's taken the organisation 4 years to piece together allowing the identification of a number of concerning trends

One of our biggest worries is in the Wentworth Balranald area; diagnoses of head and neck cancers are 37% percent higher than the National average.

The figures are reflected in data for the Mildura region.

Head and Neck cancers have seen a staggering 11% more deaths in Wentworth, and the Mildura region also above the Australian average.

To see how our region compares to others, click the link below!

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