Australia leads in bowel cancer survival rates

In NSW alone there are over 3000 new cases of colon cancer and 1670 cases of rectal cancer diagnosed each year.

The study, part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, has shown that Australia is among the leaders in survival rates for colorectal cancers when compared to five other countries included in the partnership: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Canada and the UK.

The report, which uses data from NSW and Victoria, reveals Australia has the highest one-year survival for