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).[1-4]
In males in the UK, small intestine cancer is not among the 20 most common cancers (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).
55% of small intestine cancer cases in the UK are in males, and 45% are in females.
Small intestine cancer incidence rates (European
Small Intestine Cancer (C17), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||2.9||2.8||2.0||1.9||2.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||3.3||4.3||3.8||4.4||3.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||2.1||1.1||1.3||1.5||2.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||2.5||2.1||2.6||3.7||2.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||2.5||2.1||1.9||2.0||2.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||2.8||3.0||2.9||3.7||2.8|
For small intestine cancer, 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 C17.