Geographical and spatial disparities in the incidence and survival of rare cancers in Australia

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Dasgupta, Paramita, Cameron, Jessica K., Cramb, Susanna M., Trevithick, Richard W., Aitken, Joanne F., Mengersen, Kerrie and Baade, Peter D.. 2023. "Geographical and spatial disparities in the incidence and survival of rare cancers in Australia." International Journal of Cancer. 152 (8), pp. 1601-1612. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.34395
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Geographical and spatial disparities in the incidence and survival of rare cancers in Australia

ERA Journal ID16241
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsDasgupta, Paramita, Cameron, Jessica K., Cramb, Susanna M., Trevithick, Richard W., Aitken, Joanne F., Mengersen, Kerrie and Baade, Peter D.
Journal TitleInternational Journal of Cancer
Journal Citation152 (8), pp. 1601-1612
Number of Pages12
Year2023
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Place of PublicationUnited States
ISSN0020-7136
1097-0215
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.34395
Web Address (URL)https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ijc.34395
AbstractRare cancers collectively account for around a quarter of cancer diagnoses and deaths. However, epidemiological studies are sparse. We describe spatial and geographical patterns in incidence and survival of rare cancers across Australia using a population-based cancer registry cohort of rare cancer cases diagnosed among Australians aged at least 15 years, 2007 to 2016. Rare cancers were defined using site- and histology-based categories from the European RARECARE study, as individual cancer types having crude annual incidence rates of less than 6/100 000. Incidence and survival patterns were modelled with generalised linear and Bayesian spatial Leroux models. Spatial heterogeneity was tested using the maximised excess events test. Rare cancers (n = 268 070) collectively comprised 22% of all invasive cancer diagnoses and accounted for 27% of all cancer-related deaths in Australia, 2007 to 2016 with an overall 5-year relative survival of around 53%. Males and those living in more remote or more disadvantaged areas had higher incidence but lower survival. There was substantial evidence for spatial variation in both incidence and survival for rare cancers between small geographical areas across Australia, with similar patterns so that those areas with higher incidence tended to have lower survival. Rare cancers are a substantial health burden in Australia. Our study has highlighted the need to better understand the higher burden of these cancers in rural and disadvantaged regions where the logistical challenges in their diagnosis, treatment and support are magnified.
KeywordsAustralia; geographical disparities; incidence; rare cancers; spatial modelling; survival
ANZSRC Field of Research 20204299. Other health sciences
Byline AffiliationsCancer Council Queensland, Australia
Queensland University of Technology
Department of Health, Western Australia
University of Queensland
Institute for Resilient Regions
Griffith University
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A five-year prospective study of quality of life after colorectal cancer
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Epidemiology of prostate cancer in the Asia-Pacific region
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A longitudinal study of post-traumatic growth and psychological distress in colorectal cancer survivors
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Location of residence and breast cancer stage: a SEER population-based analysis
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Multifaceted modelling of complex business enterprises
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Investigating effective wayfinding in airports: a Bayesian Network approach
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Lifetime ultraviolet exposure estimates for selected population groups in south east Queensland
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