Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in females in the UK, accounting for 4% of all new cancer cases in females (2015).[1-4]
Ovarian cancer incidence rates (European
Ovarian Cancer (C56-C57.4), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, Females, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||22.2||19.6||20.1||20.0||22.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||23.3||23.0||24.7||26.5||23.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||11.7||10.6||10.6||10.6||11.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||12.3||12.4||13.0||14.1||12.2|
For ovarian cancer, 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 C56-C57.4.