Small intestine cancer statistics

Cases

New cases of small intestine cancer, 2015, UK

 

  • There are around 1,500 new small intestine cancer cases in the UK every year, that's around 4 every day (2013-2015).
  • Small intestine cancer is not among the 20 most common cancers in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all new cancer cases (2015).
  • In males in the UK, small intestine cancer is not among the 20 most common cancers, with around 870 new cases in 2015.
  • In females in the UK, small intestine cancer is not among the 20 most common cancers, with around 720 new cases in 2015.
  • Incidence rates for small intestine cancer in the UK are highest in people aged 80 to 84 (2013-2015).
  • Since the early 1990s, small intestine cancer incidence rates have more than doubled (132%) in the UK. Rates in males have more than doubled (130%), and rates in females have increased by more than two times (128%).
  • Over the last decade, small intestine cancer incidence rates have increased by almost three-fifths (57%) in the UK. Rates in males have increased by more than half (54%), and rates in females have increased by almost three-fifths (57%).
  • Five-year relative survival for small intestine cancer in men is below the European average in England but similar to the European average in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • Five-year relative survival for small intestine cancer in women is below the European average in England, Wales and Scotland

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