New statistics on cancers diagnosis published by NHS Digital.1
Case-mix adjusted percentage of cancers diagnosed at stages 1 and 2 in England, 2020 provides the percentage of all cancers diagnosed at stages 1 and 2 nationally and at sub-Integrated Care Board (ICB) level.
The stage of a cancer describes the size of a tumour and how far it has spread from where it originated – ranging from stage 1 where the cancer is small and hasn’t spread, to stage 4 where the cancer is larger and has spread elsewhere in the body.
The publication includes information on the proportion of all cancers diagnosed at an early stage, which is presented as unadjusted percentages and adjusted for case-mix, which means factors like age, sex, cancer site and socio-economic deprivation are taken into account.2
The data includes information on:
- Number and percentage of stageable cancers3 diagnosed at stages 1 and 2 in England
- Case-mix adjusted and unadjusted percentage of cancers diagnosed at stages 1 and 2 in England for 18 cancer types
- Number of cancers diagnosed in England by stage for 18 cancer types
The most recently available results are for cancers diagnosed in 2020, with data available from 2013.4
Follow the link to read the full report:
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