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Abstract
Presents national and regional information about cancer incidence.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Mortality, survival and detailed cancer registration statistics (numbers and rates of newly diagnosed cases of cancer by site and sex
Variables
Cancer registration statistics
Keywords
Cancer registration, cancer, incidence, cancer statistics, mortality, survival, population, Government Office Region (GOR)s
Identifier Variables
GOR
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Cancer
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Office for National Statistics
Data Type
Condition specific
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample
All diagnosed cancer patients
Availability
ONS
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Product.asp?vlnk=8843
Contact
cancer@ons.gov.uk, info@statistics.gov.uk
Publications
Forman D, et al. Cancer prevalence in the UK: results from the EUROPREVAL study. Annals of Oncology 2003; 14: 648–654