Penile cancer is not among the 20 most common cancers in males in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all new cancer cases in males (2015).[1-4]
Penile cancer incidence rates (European
Penile Cancer (C60), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, Males, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||2.0||2.4||1.2||1.7||2.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||2.4||3.8||2.6||4.4||2.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||0.9||1.1||0.5||0.7||1.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||1.1||1.7||1.2||1.8||1.1|
For penile 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 C60.