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What can this show?

Incidence data can give an indication of the need for initial diagnostic and treatment services. This can help estimate future demand and make sure resources are targeted to certain geographic areas or for people with certain types of cancer.

 

What is incidence?

Incidence refers to the number of new cases of cancer diagnosed within a certain period of time (typically this is a year).

Learn more about incidence.

How does incidence vary by cancer type?

The chart below shows the age-standardised incidence rate (per 100,000 population) and average number of new cases per year for a range of cancer types. 'Age-standardised' means that they take into account age differences in the underlying populations and provide meaningful comparisons.

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Data release dates

This incidence data was updated in March 2017.

To view March 2018 release data please go to the NICR website.

The next incidence data release is planned for March 2019.

How does cancer incidence change over time?

The chart below shows age-standardised cancer incidence rates and the number of new cancer cases diagnosed each year between 1993 and 2015.

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