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Abstract

Cancer Research UK presents the latest UK cancer statistics and information on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, incidence, mortality, survival, inequalities, screening and molecular biology and genetics of cancer.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Causes, diagnosis, treatment, screening, mortality, survival, incidence
Variables

Number of cases and deaths, incidence and mortality rates, age at death, estimate of lifetime risk, prevalence

Keywords
Cancer, incidence, mortality, survival, smoking, breast cancer, oral cancer, bowel cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, leukaemia, cervical cancer, liver cancer, genetic inheritance, risk
Identifier Variables
Country
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Cancer
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Cancer research UK
Data Type
Condition specific
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample

All diagnosed cancer patients in the UK

Availability
Cancer Research UK
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/cancerstats/
Contact
Tel: 02071216699, supporter.services@cancer.org.uk
Publications
Forrest LM, et al. An evaluation of the impact of a multidisciplinary team, in a single centre, on treatment and survival in patients with inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer. British Journal of Cancer 2005; 93: 977 – 978