Cancer survival: gap between rich and poor widens

Experts are calling for an urgent policy response
rich and poor gap
Cancer survival rates between Australia's rich and poor are widening, leading to urgent calls for action to address the inequity.
 
A 28-year study conducted by the Cancer Institute NSW shows the disparity in NSW has nearly trebled in 30 years.
 
While cancer survival has improved in general, the socioeconomically disadvantaged