Gastro-intestinal (GI) cancer is a term for the group of cancers that affect the digestive system. This includes the cancers listed in the list below.
- Oesophageal cancer
- Liver cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Gallbladder and biliary tract cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Gastro-intestinal stromal tumour (GIST)
- Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)
- Colorectal cancer
- Rectal cancer
- Small bowel cancer
- Anal cancer
GI cancer is the most common form of cancer, affecting both men and women. Every year, 34,291 Australians are diagnosed with it; every day, 38 Australians die from it.
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Data source: AIHW Cancer Data – Web report 2022 (released Oct 2022). Please note that all 2022 cancer incidence statistics are projections.