Eye cancer accounts for 0.2% of all new cases in the UK (2013), accounting for 0.2% of all male cases, and 0.2% of all female cases.[1-4]
In 2013, there were 663 new cases of eye cancer in the UK: 357 (54%) in males and 306 (46%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 12:10.[1-4] The
Eye Cancer (C69), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2013
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.1||1.1||0.7||-0.1||1.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.4||2.5||1.7||1.0||1.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.8||0.8||0.7||-0.1||0.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.0||2.0||1.5||0.6||1.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.0||1.1||0.8||0.0||1.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.2||2.0||1.4||0.6||1.2|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, July 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/vsob1/cancer-statistics-registrations--england--series-mb1-/index.html.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, April 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/index.asp.
- Data were provided by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit on request, February 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sites3/page.cfm?orgid=242&pid=59080.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, March 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/