Eye cancer accounts for less than 1% of all new cases in the UK (2014), accounting for less than 1% of all male cases, and less than 1% of all female cases.[1-4]
In 2013, there were 750 new cases of eye cancer in the UK: 398 (53%) in males and 352 (47%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 11:10.[1-4] The
For males only the European
Eye Cancer (C69), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS rate - 95% LCL||1.27||0.46||0.99||0.01||1.24|
|AS rate - 95% UCL||1.57||1.48||1.95||1.06||1.51|
|AS rate - 95% LCL||0.96||0.61||0.89||0.08||0.98|
|AS rate - 95% UCL||1.21||1.65||1.74||1.16||1.21|
|AS rate - 95% LCL||1.14||0.69||1.06||0.20||1.13|
|AS rate - 95% UCL||1.33||1.42||1.69||0.95||1.31|
For eye cancer, like most cancer types, differences between countries largely reflect risk factor prevalence in years past.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, June 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/cancerregistrationstatisticsengland/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, May 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/.
- Data were provided by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, Health Intelligence Division, Public Health Wales on request, June 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, May 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for: UK, 2014, ICD-10 C69