Brain, other CNS and intracranial tumours is the 9th most common cancer in the UK, accounting for 3% of all new cancer cases (2015).[1-4]
In males in the UK, brain, other CNS and intracranial tumours is the 11th most common cancer (3% of all new male cancer cases). In females in the UK it is the 8th most common cancer (3% of all new female cancer cases).
48% of brain, other CNS and intracranial tumours cases in the UK are in males, and 52% are in females.
Brain, other CNS and intracranial tumours incidence rates (
Brain, Other CNS and Intracranial Tumours (C70-C72, C75.1-C75.3, D32-D33, D35.2-D35.4, D42-D43, D44.3-D44.5), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||17.8||16.7||21.3||19.2||18.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||18.9||20.1||26.4||25.9||19.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||17.2||17.4||25.9||19.0||18.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||18.2||20.7||31.0||25.2||18.9|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||17.6||17.7||24.5||20.0||18.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||18.3||20.0||28.1||24.6||18.9|
For brain, other CNS and intracranial tumours, 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/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2015, ICD-10 C70-C72, C75.1-C75.3, D32-D33, D35.2-D35.4, D42-D43, D44.3-D44.5.