Rectal cancer to skyrocket Down Under, experts warn

Expect an almost 60% increase in mortality by 2035, according to WHO data
Jocelyn Wright

The number of Australians dying from rectal cancer is set to increase substantially over the next few decades, researchers warn.

Forecasting an almost 60% increase in mortality, the data from the WHO suggests Australia is likely to see the second-highest increase globally by 2035, behind Costa Rica.