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Cancer Statistics


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Cancer Statistics


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 [273Kb].

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

Cancer in ScotlandDownload PDF file [115Kb] is an overview of cancer in Scotland focusing on incidence, mortality and survival for the main cancer sites.


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