In this section
If you have questions about cancer in Queensland, we have the answers.
Each year, nearly 21,000 Queenslanders are diagnosed with cancer and over 7000 Queenslanders will die of the disease.
One in two Queensland men and one in two Queensland women will develop cancer in their lifetime (before the age of 85 years).
Early detection fact sheets
- Prostate cancer (PDF, 806KB)
- Breast cancer (PDF, 76KB)
- Ovarian cancer (PDF, 418KB)
- Bowel cancer (PDF, 491KB)
- Cervical cancer (PDF, 71KB)
To access Cancer Council Australia positions statements click here.
2014 Regional Impact Statements
The regional impact statements demonstrate the support Cancer Council Queensland provides regionally, showcases ‘where the money goes’ and our continued focus on the Queensland community.
Cancer-specific fact sheets
- Brain tumours
- Breast cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Gynaecological cancer
- Lung cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Skin cancer
Other fact sheets
- Tobacco and smoking (PDF, 110KB)
- Sunscreen (PDF, 87KB)
- Asbestos fact sheet (PDF, 156KB)
- Summary of Childhood Cancer
Cancer incidence by region fact sheets
- Far North Queensland (PDF, 681KB)
- North Queensland (PDF, 690KB)
- Central Queensland (PDF, 690KB)
- Mackay (PDF, 708KB)
- Bundaberg and Wide Bay (PDF, 702KB)
- Sunshine Coast (PDF, 707KB)
- Gold Coast (PDF, 703KB)
- South West Queensland (PDF, 693KB)
- Brisbane (PDF, 710KB)
- An overview of our community services (PDF, 192KB)
The information available on this page should not be used as a substitute for advice from a properly qualified medical professional who can advise you about your own individual medical needs. It is not intended to constitute medical advice and is provided for general information purposes only. See our Disclaimer.