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Volume 202: debated on Friday 24 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish for each of the last five years the number of new cases whose diagnosis was confirmed in that year for the following cancer types: (a) lung, (b) colorectal, (c) breast, (d) lymphoma, (e) pancreatic, (f) leukaemia, (g) ovarian, (h) melanoma and (1) cervical.

The latest available published information for usual residents of Wales are given in the table:

Registrations of newly diagnosed cancer cases
Trachea, bronchus and lung2,1532,2022,2372,3242,168
Breast (female)1,5051,5411,5321,7111,532
Breast (male)1214212715
Ovary and other uterine adnexa303343346344318
Malignant melanoma of skin125174148174197
Cervix uteri242344353375351
Source: Welsh Cancer Registry.
1Includes colon and rectum.
2Includes Hodgkin's disease.
3Includes, lymphoid, myeloid, monocytic and other unspecified leukaemia.