Testicular cancer is the 18th most common cancer in males in the UK, accounting for 1% of all new cancer cases in males (2017).
In females and males combined, testicular cancer is not among the 20 most common cancers in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all new cancer cases (2017).[1-4]
Testicular cancer incidence rates (European age-standardised
Testicular Cancer (C62), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, Males, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.4||6.4||5.2||4.9||6.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||7.0||8.5||7.8||8.3||7.0|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||3.2||3.1||2.6||2.4||3.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||3.5||4.1||3.9||4.1||3.5|
For testicular cancer, there are few established risk factors therefore differences between countries largely reflect differences in diagnosis and data recording.
Data were provided by the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (part of Public Health England), on request through the Office for Data Release, November 2019. 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, April 2019. 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, December 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk.
Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, May 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2017, ICD-10 C62.