Digestive System Cancers

Cancers of the digestive system include cancers of the liver, pancreas and gallbladder.

Cancers of the digestive system occur in both males and females.

-          It is estimated that in 2018, 2,215 new cases of liver cancer (1,669 males and 545 females), and 3,364 cases of pancreatic cancer (1,774 males and 1,590 females), will be diagnosed in Australia. *

-          Gallbladder cancer is classed as a rare cancer, (any type of cancer that has less than 6 incidences per year per 100,000 population).