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Rare cancers occur in fewer than 6 per 100,000 people per year

In 2015, around 1 in 3 Australians diagnosed with cancer had a rare or less common cancer.

That same year, rare and less common cancers accounted for a disproportionately high 1 in 2 cancer-related deaths.

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The Australian Rare Cancer (ARC) Portal recently presented data at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s Annual Scientific meeting

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The Australian Rare Cancer (ARC) Portal recently presented data at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s Annual Scientific meeting assessing the impact of Portal reports sent to referring clinicians.

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Dr Damien Kee features on this week’s Limbic Precision Oncology podcast series being hosted by Professor David Thomas

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The ARC Portal is pleased to support Rare Cancers Australia (RCA) at CanForum 2021, the largest patient-focused cancer forum in the Asia-Pacific region.

Supported by Rare Cancers Australia

Rare Cancers Australia (RCA) is determined to increase awareness, highlight the need for further research and initiate policy discussion and action to improve the lives and outcomes of all Australians living with rare or less common cancer. RCA is currently working with government, clinicians and industry for change

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