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ECRIC is one of eight regional cancer registries in England and one of eleven in the UK. It covers the East of England which includes the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. It has a regional population is approximately 5.5 million. The Registry’s primary role is to collect, process, store and analyse all malignant tumours and some pre-cancerous and non-malignant (benign brain and CNS tumours only) cancers newly diagnosed in the East of England.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Cancer, mortality, incidence, survival

Incidence, survival, mortality

Cancer, testicular cancer, prostate cancer, ovary, mesothelioma, lung cancer, trachea cancer, liver cancer, leukemia, kidney, head and neck cancer, colorectal cancer, cervix, breast cancer, bladder cancer, mortality, survival, diagnosis, incidence
Identifier Variables
Patient level identifiers are present but ethical approval is required for the release of such data
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Data Available
Data collecting organization (s)
East Anglian Cancer Registry
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
2005, 2006
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate, Individual

Approximately 1 million records

East angling cancer registry
Conditions of Access
Free access
Tel: 01223213627,
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