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Cancer of other female genital organs and placenta statistics

Cancer of other female genital organs and placenta (ICD-10 codes C57-C58) includes cancers of the: fallopian tube, broad ligament, round ligament, parametrium, uterine adnexa, other female genital organs and placenta.

Incidence

  • In 2008, there were 116 new cases of cancer of other female genital organs and placenta in Australia, accounting for 0.2 per cent of all new cancers in women.1
  • In 2008, the age-standardised incidence rate of cancer of other female genital organs and placenta was 1.0 cases per 100,000 women.1

Mortality

  • In 2007, there were 17 deaths from cancer of other female genital organs and placenta, accounting for 0.1 per cent of all cancer deaths in Australia.1
  • In 2007, the age-standardised mortality rate of cancer of other female genital organs and placenta was 0.1 deaths per 100,000 women.1

Survival

  • Between 2006 and 2010, five-year relative survival was 55.2 per cent for cancer of other female genital organs and placenta.1

Prevalence

  • At the end of 2008, it was estimated that there were 714 women in Australia who were diagnosed with cancer of other female genital organs and placenta in the previous 27 years, including 332 women diagnosed in the previous 5 years.1

References

  1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare & Cancer Australia 2012. Gynaecological cancers in Australia: an overview. Cancer series no. 70. Cat. no. CAN 66. Canberra: AIHW.