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Lung Cancer

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 29 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many cases of lung cancer have been diagnosed in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years. (80957)

Table 1 details information on the incidence of lung cancer (ICD-10 C33 and C34) in Northern Ireland for the last five years for which data was available.

Table 1: Lung cancer incidence in Northern Ireland: 1999 to 2003

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

Male

520

520

569

505

508

Female

360

344

316

364

337

Total

880

864

885

869

845

This information has been provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry and is the most up to date currently available.