Laryngeal cancer accounts for 0.7% of all new cases in the UK (2013); 1% of all male cases, and 0.2% of all female cases.[1-4]
In 2013, there were 2,315 new cases of laryngeal cancer in the UK: 1,915 (83%) in males and 400 (17%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 48:10.[1-4] The
For both sexes, the European
Laryngeal Cancer (C32), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2013
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.5||6.5||8.4||6.1||6.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||7.2||9.5||10.9||10.2||7.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.0||1.1||1.9||0.8||1.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.3||2.5||3.1||2.6||1.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||3.6||4.0||5.1||3.6||3.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||3.9||5.5||6.4||5.8||4.2|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
ASR calculated with ESP2013. Not comparable with ASRs calculated with ESP1976.
Laryngeal cancer incidence rates across the former cancer networks throughout the UK vary significantly, with the highest rates in parts of Scotland and northern England, and the lowest rates in southern England.
- 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/.
- Laryngeal cancer (C32) European age-standardised incidence rates by UK Cancer Networks, 2008-2010. These data were extracted from the UK Cancer Information Service, version 4.5b 001, January 2014.