Cancer can form in almost any part of the body, so there are many different types of cancer.
In Australia, the most common types of cancer are:
Different types of cancer are associated with different age groups. For example, some types of brain cancer are more common in children.
Australia is on track to be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer. The National Strategy for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer in Australia outlines Australia’s commitment to achieving this goal.
Cancer Australia is the main cancer control organisation in Australia and has lots of information about different types of cancer.