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.
- 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 code [270Kb].
Number of patients treated [190Kb] by treatment type for All cancer types combined.
Cancer in Scotland [420Kb] 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.
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.