Hodgkin lymphoma is not among the 20 most common cancers in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all new cancer cases (2015).[1-4]
In males in the UK, hodgkin lymphoma is the 19th most common cancer (less than 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).
57% of hodgkin lymphoma cases in the UK are in males, and 43% are in females.
Hodgkin lymphoma incidence rates (European
Hodgkin Lymphoma (C81), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||3.7||2.2||3.1||2.8||3.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||4.2||3.6||5.1||5.5||4.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||2.5||2.1||2.6||1.8||2.6|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||2.9||3.3||4.5||3.9||2.9|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||3.2||2.3||3.1||2.6||3.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||3.5||3.2||4.5||4.3||3.4|
For hodgkin lymphoma, like most cancer types, differences between countries largely reflect risk factor prevalence in years past.
- 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 C81.