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We need to do more to close the gap in cancer outcomes | Sanchia Aranda

Money, cultural background and geographic location are crucial in determining survival rates

This week Cancer Council released new data forecasting cancer survival trends into the future. The statistics, outlining an expected 72% increase in the number of Australians living with cancer or in remission by the year 2040, were startling – but even more concerning are the trends that show the gap between the haves and have-nots when it comes to cancer survival.

The new report, released in the lead up to World Cancer Day, held on 4 February, show that when it comes to cancer, things just aren’t as equal as they should be.

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