Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is not among the 20 most common cancers in the UK, accounting for 1% of all new cancer cases (2015).[1-4]
In males in the UK, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is not among the 20 most common cancers (1% of all new male cancer cases). In females in the UK it is not among the 20 most common cancers (less than 1% of all new female cancer cases).
63% of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia cases in the UK are in males, and 37% are in females.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia incidence rates (European
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (C91.1), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||8.6||4.0||9.6||2.7||8.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||9.3||5.9||13.0||5.8||9.0|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||4.3||1.3||3.5||2.1||4.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||4.8||2.2||5.6||4.6||4.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||6.3||2.7||6.7||2.8||6.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||6.8||3.6||8.6||4.8||6.4|
For chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, there are few established risk factors therefore differences between countries largely reflect differences in diagnosis and data recording.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, July 2017. Similar data can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/cancerregistrationstatisticsengland/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, August 2017. 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, October 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, July 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.