Migrants have a higher burden of cancer compared to Australian-born residents (April 2022).
New research shows higher rates of stomach, liver and cervical cancer in specific migrant communities in Australia compared with the general population, highlighting a need for targeted services to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes.
The study was led by a team from the Daffodil Centre and Cancer Council Queensland and found that migrants from countries with higher incidence rates of the three infection-related cancers maintained a significantly increased risk in Australia. Read more here. Read more here.
Read about other recent research from the research teams at the Daffodil Centre here.