Cancer

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 8th March 2011.

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Photo of Marlyn Glen Marlyn Glen Labour

Question S3W-39607

To ask the Scottish Executive what 10 cancers were most commonly diagnosed in men in NHS Tayside in the last year for which information is available, broken down by the number of men affected and expressed as a percentage of people diagnosed with cancer in NHS Tayside, and what the corresponding figures were for 1998.

Photo of Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon Scottish National Party

Data on newly diagnosed cancers in Scotland are recorded on the Scottish Cancer Registry. The most recent calendar year of data currently available is 2008. Details of the 10 most commonly diagnosed cancers in men, broken down by the number affected and expressed as a percentage of the people diagnosed with cancer in NHS Tayside, and what the corresponding figures were for 1998 is available from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (Bib. number 52502).

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