Death in numbers: Mildura residents 9 per cent more likely to die from cancer

Mildura GP Dr Mehdi Sanati pour says screening rates for cancers in Sunraysia are good despite those with cancer being more likely to die from the illness.

Mildura GP Dr Mehdi Sanati pour says screening rates for cancers in Sunraysia are good despite those with cancer being more likely to die from the illness.

MILDURA residents are 9 per cent more likely to die from cancer than the national average.

That’s one of the findings the public can access via an interactive digital cancer map comparing cancer incidence and survival rates with the Australian average based on the geographical location.

Presented by Cancer Council Australia, the atlas highlights disparities between Australian towns and the national average.

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