Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
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Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical breakdown: Country
Presents information on the number of newly diagnosed cases of cancer (incidence) and the age-standardised incidence rates for England.
This publication has been discontinued and the data are now included within Cancer Statistics Registrations, England (Series MB1) so that all cancer registration data can be found in one place. The last volume to be published was Cancer Registrations in England - 2010.
Cancer statistics registrations (series MB1) provides more detailed tables on cancer registrations including regional information
The National Cancer Registry at the Office for National Statistics wish to acknowledge the work of the regional cancer registries in England, which provide the raw data for these analyses.
For information on data quality relating to cancer registration statistics, please see quality report for cancer registration statistics (189.7 Kb Pdf) .
We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release. The Health and Life Events (HLED) User Engagement Strategy outlines the divisional approach to user engagement.
Other useful information (link to release editions for most recent year):
Cancer survival by cancer network in England
Cancer incidence and mortality in the United Kingdom
Cancer survival in England
Geographic patterns of cancer survival in England
Cancer survival in the 'Spearhead' Primary Care Trusts of England
Combined cancer survival by Primary Care Trusts
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:
Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.