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NYCRIS is one of eleven UK Cancer Registries, which have a long term role in monitoring trends in the patterns of cancer in the population. NYCRIS covers a total population of approximately 6.6 million and registers information on over 50,000 new cancer patients annually.

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

Incidence, survival, mortality

Uterus, 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
Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information service
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate, Individual

Over 50,000 new cancer patients annually

Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service
Conditions of Access
Free access
Tel: 01132068894,
Mikeljevic JS, et al. Surgeon workload and survival from breast cancer. British Journal of Cancer 2003; 89: 487–491