Australian

Cancer Atlas

Australian
Cancer Atlas

PATTERNS OF CANCER BURDEN ACROSS AUSTRALIA

The Australian Cancer Atlas is an online, interactive platform showing how measures relating to cancer diagnosis, survival, recognised risk factors, screening, and selected hospital treatment vary by small geographical areas across Australia.

How you can use the Cancer Atlas?

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MEDIA

The Australian Cancer Atlas is an incredible tool for journalists who wish to report on cancer patterns in their local area. In addition to providing diagnosis and survival rates, the atlas now offers geographical insights into cancer risk factors, screening participation, clinical characteristics and some hospital treatment utilisation.

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POLICY MAKERS

Policy makers in Australia and across the world have used the Australian Cancer Atlas to inform their policies surrounding cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and survivorship.

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RESEARCHERS AND CLINICIANS

The Australian Cancer Atlas has been used by researchers across the world to develop a greater understanding of cancer’s geographical patterns. From raising important questions about the relationship between Australian skin cancer statistics, to providing the template for international cancer atlases, the Australian Cancer Atlas continues to significantly impact cancer research.

COMMUNITY

The Australian Cancer Atlas is an incredible resource in understanding cancer in our communities. Since the Australian Cancer Atlas launched in 2018, community groups from around the country have used it to advocate for improved cancer prevention, screening, detection and treatment outcomes.

EXPLORE THROUGH STORYTELLING

Visual Explainers

Using data from the Australian Cancer Atlas to craft immersive, interactive visual explainers. This innovative approach allows you to delve into the story embedded within the data, creating a deeper understanding of the data it conveys.

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