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Cancer Incidence in Scotland 2015

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General Info
Geography 
Scotland
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1991 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Scottish Cancer Registry
Data type
Summary 

Cancer Incidence in Scotland 2015 summarizes and tabulates the number of cancer diagnoses reported to the Scottish Cancer Registry, a division of National Services Scotland (NHS) for 2015. Tables cover registered cancer diagnoses from 1991 to 2014, and tables summarizing incidence by NHS Region of Residence cover 2011 to 2015.

In 2015, there were a total of 31,467 (16,266 female and 15,201 male) cancer diagnoses in Scotland. Prostate cancer was the most diagnosed cancer among males (3,091) and breast cancer was the most diagnosed cancer among females (4,738).

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Contributors 
Publication year 
2017
Suggested citation 
Scottish Cancer Registry. Cancer Incidence in Scotland 2015. Edinburgh, Scotland: Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, 2017.