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    Just a little more time: Rare & Less Common Cancers

    Every year 42 000 Australians are diagnosed with a rare or less common cancer, and according to a report released today, patients diagnosed with rare cancers are less likely to survive than those with a common cancer such as breast or bowel cancer. The Rare Cancers Australia report on the current status of rare cancers in Australia, entitled “ Just a little more time ”, has collected data from a number of sources to provide a snapshot of current incidence, mortality and survival. The report also examines current funding levels in areas such as research and treatment. Rare Cancers Australia co...Read more
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