What’s killing 400 Central Queenslanders a year?

Source: Central Queensland News, February 2017

EVERY day, three Central Queenslanders are diagnosed with cancer.

This is according to the latest statistics from the Cancer Council’s Cancer Research Centre, which reveal cancer cases in Queensland have more than tripled over the past 32 years.

In Central Queensland, around 1200 people are diagnosed with cancer every year, with about 400 people dying from the disease.

Prostate cancer was the most common cancer diagnosed in Central Queensland, with around 220 local men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year.

About 30 will die from the disease.

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