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United Kingdom - Scotland Cancer Incidence 2014

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General Info
Geography 
Scotland
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2014
Series or system 
Data type
Summary 

Cancer Incidence in Scotland 2014 summarizes and tabulates the number of cancer diagnoses reported to the Scottish Cancer Registry, a division of National Services Scotland (NHS) for 2014. Tables cover registered cancer diagnoses from 1990 to 2014, and tables summarizing incidence by NHS Region of Residence cover 2010 to 2014.

In 2014, there were a total of 31,711 (16,183 female and 15,528 male) cancer diagnoses in Scotland. Prostate cancer was the most diagnosed cancer among males (3,202) and breast cancer was the most diagnosed cancer among females (4,578).

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Contributors 
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
Scottish Cancer Registry. United Kingdom - Scotland Cancer Incidence 2014. Edinburgh, Scotland: Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, 2016.