Prostate Cancer: Tomography

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 29th December 2021.

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Photo of Lord Mendelsohn Lord Mendelsohn Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging scans have been carried out to investigate cases of suspected prostate cancer in England in each year since 2016.

Photo of Lord Kamall Lord Kamall The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The information is not held in the format requested. The following table shows data on the number of multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging scans of the prostate in 2016 to 2020. However, this data includes all such scans and not specifically for suspected cancer.

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

355 2,035 5,215 7,395 10,780

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