This website places cookies on your device to help us improve our service to you. To find out more about the cookies, see our Privacy and Cookies notice
ISD Scotland better information, better decisions, better health

Cancer Statistics

Cancer

NHS National Services Scotland ISD Scotland & NHS National Services Scotland

Cancer Statistics

Acknowledgement

The majority of the information published on these web pages uses data shared by patients and collected by the NHS as part of their care and support.

Detailed Scottish Cancer Data

Use the left-hand navigation links to access data on cancers in Scotland. In addition to statistics, you will also find other information about each cancer, including context and background information on coding and historical changes to the classification of the cancers.

Please note:

  • Within each page some files are quite large and may take a few minutes to download.
  • You may need to use the drop-down menus within the spreadsheets to define your selections of 'Area of Residence', 'Sex', and 'Cancer site/type' to find the data that you require.

Summary and interpretive reports

A summary of incidence and mortality by ICD10 codeDownload Excel file [270Kb].

Number of patients treatedDownload Excel file [190Kb] by treatment type for All cancer types combined.

Cancer in ScotlandDownload PDF file [497Kb] is an overview of cancer in Scotland focusing on incidence, mortality and survival for the main cancer sites.

UK Cancer e-Atlas

Maintained by the National Cancer Intelligence Networkwith data contributed by cancer registries of Scotland (ISD), England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the Cancer e-Atlas is a user-friendly web application for displaying summary data on 16 of the most commonly occuring cancers in the UK.

Click here to access the Cancer e-Atlas

Users are able to compare statistics on cancer incidence, mortality and survival by country, Regional Cancer Networks and Health Boundaries (eg NHS Boards in Scotland, PCTs in England). In Scotland, Cancer Networks are based on collaboratives of NHS Boards.

© ISD Scotland 2010
Information Services Division,
NHS National Services Scotland,
Gyle Square,
1 South Gyle Crescent,
Edinburgh EH12 9EB,
Tel: 0131 275 7777
nss.csd@nhs.net
Contact Us

About Information Services Division | Contact Us | Accessibility | Complaints
Copyright | Terms and Conditions | Privacy | Freedom of Information

ISD is a division of NHS NSS
Working at the very heart of the health service, NSS delivers services critical to frontline patient care and in support of the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland. Visit the NSS Website for more information