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Prostate Cancer

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster with reference to the answer of 5 February 2008, Official Report, column 1056W, on prostate cancer, how many diagnoses of prostate cancer there were in (a) England, (b) each strategic health authority area and (c) each primary care trust area in each year since 1997. (201666)

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 9 May 2008:

As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking how many diagnoses of prostate cancer there were in (a) England, (b) by each strategic health authority area and (c) each primary care trust area in each year since 1997. [201666]

The latest available figures for newly diagnosed cases of prostate cancer are for the year 2005. Figures for 1997 to 2005 for (a) England and (b) each strategic health authority area were given in the answer of 5 February 2008, Official Report, column 1056W. Figures for (a) England and (c) each primary care trust area for the same period are given in the table below.

Table 1: Registrations of newly diagnosed cases of malignant neoplasm of prostate1, males: England, and Primary Care Organisations grouped within Strategic Health Authorities 2,3 1997-2005

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

England

19,878

20,375

22,203

24,256

27,380

27,777

27,672

29,406

28,886

North East SHA

County Durham

180

206

174

202

248

232

263

247

247

Darlington

47

46

66

47

39

69

57

54

47

Gateshead

74

98

114

94

115

126

120

100

148

Hartlepool

34

36

43

40

47

45

60

46

36

Middlesbrough

77

70

77

71

83

48

95

86

103

Newcastle

77

101

116

152

126

181

127

121

91

North Tees

42

63

82

81

87

88

75

72

79

North Tyneside

72

74

92

126

134

122

141

125

106

Northumberland

91

146

157

161

248

196

194

178

229

Redcar and Cleveland

64

52

93

101

84

83

110

94

97

South Tyneside

45

47

57

49

51

73

76

59

64

Sunderland Teaching

84

124

158

119

145

126

157

139

156

North West SHA

Ashton, Leigh and Wigan

54

72

76

109

138

131

134

191

209

Blackburn with Darwen

44

43

62

61

68

57

68

66

59

Blackpool

58

70

69

72

84

112

141

132

90

Bolton

88

94

84

86

164

115

104

167

142

Bury

65

68

77

68

100

126

100

123

136

Central and Eastern Cheshire

128

162

222

256

280

268

281

313

282

Central Lancashire

205

193

193

222

252

226

255

331

379

Cumbria

204

198

189

232

249

281

222

243

299

East Lancashire

164

160

186

231

236

201

226

214

232

Halton and St. Helens

107

118

123

81

123

130

135

173

143

Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale

52

81

78

102

116

97

114

123

130

Knowsley

46

40

45

57

58

78

68

111

74

Liverpool

136

145

168

149

194

185

191

306

221

Manchester

139

124

133

132

174

164

152

180

205

North Lancashire

170

197

174

154

243

206

247

301

263

Oldham

67

84

70

88

107

108

131

185

171

Salford

97

77

72

88

69

73

109

118

126

Sefton

108

101

128

128

151

159

174

267

228

Stockport

141

117

134

155

195

191

177

205

228

Tameside and Glossop

93

108

107

114

114

131

128

159

146

Trafford

113

112

121

128

128

150

136

182

138

Warrington

69

60

48

78

93

70

66

73

61

Western Cheshire

87

76

165

175

175

139

152

158

177

Wirral

131

140

124

154

151

144

131

158

166

Yorkshire and the Humber SHA

Barnsley

75

68

69

79

78

111

105

116

120

Bradford and Airedale

118

132

151

181

211

208

199

221

212

Calderdale

66

76

73

84

101

67

86

111

111

Doncaster

105

100

111

121

138

103

127

133

113

East Riding of Yorkshire

144

147

151

167

180

205

222

235

242

Hull

74

102

87

93

112

106

109

145

116

Kirklees

167

142

131

143

151

169

177

197

171

Leeds

277

271

300

318

390

316

384

406

364

North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus

59

54

62

74

108

116

99

75

89

North Lincolnshire

76

61

82

72

67

90

71

77

73

North Yorkshire and York

290

358

349

484

529

525

546

607

575

Rotherham

66

58

47

84

75

90

62

85

79

Sheffield

204

104

182

320

338

289

265

294

277

Wakefield District

136

143

128

151

152

203

186

205

186

East Midlands SHA

Bassetlaw

47

34

35

42

43

52

61

37

60

Derby City

82

65

86

107

116

118

120

120

144

Derbyshire County

241

260

305

343

380

416

381

400

430

Leicester City

65

63

84

103

98

111

89

106

95

Leicestershire County and Rutland

195

183

260

329

331

295

328

412

442

Lincolnshire

283

340

350

359

441

453

511

559

612

Northamptonshire

224

273

286

330

385

405

346

352

432

Nottingham City

98

87

88

88

75

61

44

115

98

Nottinghamshire County

218

214

248

215

236

208

206

305

295

West Midlands SHA

Birmingham East and North

175

145

168

174

257

277

256

289

233

Coventry Teaching

128

135

129

160

171

179

164

193

194

Dudley

93

112

128

121

148

156

198

137

187

Heart of Birmingham Teaching

88

102

87

90

113

124

128

143

112

Herefordshire

81

72

76

104

118

107

101

112

108

North Staffordshire

85

78

79

78

122

86

104

85

104

Sandwell

109

116

166

143

150

1.87

157

126

132

Shropshire County

158

166

158

187

206

219

211

204

218

Solihull

109

123

119

139

154

181

148

188

155

South Birmingham

139

139

158

166

236

221

221

221

220

South Staffordshire

198

206

274

297

297

346

377

434

393

Stoke on Trent

80

73

74

94

102

93

117

91

104

Telford and Wrekin

54

58

62

57

61

72

81

70

66

Walsall Teaching

90

96

97

111

146

173

147

168

193

Warwickshire

193

263

265

327

325

333

286

337

308

Wolverhampton City

90

109

104

141

143

157

156

138

174

Worcestershire

215

254

267

334

327

324

397

441

449

East of England SHA

Bedfordshire

114

136

148

142

191

180

189

192

183

Cambridgeshire

222

183

249

292

328

361

354

351

415

East and North Hertfordshire

192

204

241

277

240

215

241

304

361

Great Yarmouth and Waveney

89

113

137

127

158

152

153

132

109

Luton

45

35

45

56

48

53

45

74

76

Mid Essex

124

147

160

147

191

149

190

145

203

Norfolk

328

350

393

474

500

655

521

581

531

North East Essex

103

120

120

202

221

193

180

140

207

Peterborough

46

60

73

81

81

95

77

78

75

South East Essex

185

161

160

206

230

203

227

211

177

South West Essex

166

135

129

165

205

190

208

197

183

Suffolk

319

280

330

324

368

385

447

419

394

West Essex

113

155

165

198

221

220

201

197

229

West Hertfordshire

201

187

259

247

210

219

161

143

310

London SHA

Barking and Dagenham

74

75

84

74

80

72

63

70

63

Barnet

92

130

150

128

140

150

127

140

134

Bexley

102

111

108

99

102

111

92

102

79

Brent Teaching

91

112

116

112

116

124

124

126

127

Bromley

80

86

104

99

122

149

127

96

87

Camden

79

69

70

50

75

98

71

57

83

City and Hackney Teaching

82

68

68

67

84

87

84

87

74

Croydon

123

105

111

121

148

193

166

170

224

Ealing

104

103

113

96

101

102

132

114

121

Enfield

101

94

106

112

123

127

123

120

112

Greenwich Teaching

82

84

89

107

86

75

75

84

81

Hammersmith and Fulham

36

40

41

53

69

33

70

62

75

Haringey Teaching

74

63

65

51

90

72

77

90

98

Harrow

83

79

91

86

78

71

112

92

128

Havering

109

112

122

136

155

167

155

188

141

Hillingdon

99

117

79

87

80

89

107

111

92

Hounslow

53

49

45

62

63

60

69

59

58

Islington

79

64

61

65

74

55

54

75

67

Kensington and Chelsea

56

58

55

73

67

67

65

70

59

Kingston

72

59

73

74

82

87

83

81

68

Lambeth

89

81

85

102

108

116

116

101

109

Lewisham

91

99

88

119

139

134

91

105

75

Newham

78

69

61

73

59

65

73

72

53

Redbridge

102

109

113

104

121

90

108

92

83

Richmond and Twickenham

71

68

70

63

70

104

76

75

66

Southwark

59

63

102

101

95

94

90

85

80

Button and Merton

140

156

146

189

196

168

179

187

148

Tower Hamlets

57

59

66

41

55

57

67

39

41

Waltham Forest

68

82

83

50

62

67

83

49

61

Wandsworth

106

114

109

109

138

155

125

127

112

Westminster

61

83

68

94

96

76

78

86

76

South East Coast SHA

Brighton and Hove City

127

90

130

143

120

106

98

106

98

East Sussex Downs and Weald

234

207

249

231

235

224

184

215

216

Eastern and Coastal Kent

304

310

330

292

344

366

395

405

402

Hastings and Rother

93

94

91

93

82

130

110

98

97

Medway

98

87

81

81

108

122

103

106

126

Surrey

517

488

524

571

573

530

517

478

522

West Kent

294

307

303

323

412

342

402

349

361

West Sussex

413

411

514

554

564

477

453

504

492

South Central SHA

Berkshire East

142

148

154

172

231

207

258

265

221

Berkshire West

195

220

259

240

216

215

272

284

221

Buckinghamshire

210

207

266

287

356

345

324

365

292

Hampshire

502

516

561

668

738

833

725

762

733

Isle of Wight NHS

56

48

69

48

94

91

100

97

104

Milton Keynes

62

82

80

98

127

121

109

119

96

Oxfordshire

169

237

247

344

355

364

339

383

314

Portsmouth City Teaching

46

52

70

67

81

80

87

89

86

Southampton City

99

124

103

110

153

109

127

126

101

South West SHA

Bath and North East Somerset

91

82

87

91

82

142

126

128

124

Bournemouth and Poole

233

216

233

262

272

302

268

310

290

Bristol

140

152

164

137

167

208

210

204

179

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

276

254

312

274

401

383

359

334

356

Devon

434

377

370

430

574

590

635

648

519

Dorset

336

312

308

400

439

503

469

510

423

Gloucestershire

235

250

282

309

354

301

324

373

372

North Somerset

104

112

126

107

140

151

198

179

125

Plymouth Teaching

106

115

94

36

140

110

158

191

143

Somerset

248

258

238

261

350

365

351

381

415

South Gloucestershire

98

83

109

109

108

156

166

149

138

Swindon

54

58

57

70

57

102

71

86

109

Torbay

81

67

71

85

88

78

106

106

121

Wiltshire

193

199

217

255

273

351

387

390

368

1 Malignant neoplasm of prostate is defined as code C61 in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10)

2 Based on NHS boundaries as of October 2006.

3 Each primary care organisation (PCO) is listed under the strategic health authority (SHA) to which it reports. The 152 primary care organisations include 148 primary care trusts (PCTs), and 4 care organisations (COs). The PCOs are not all coterminous with SHAs?see Annex C footnotes at:

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/geography/health_areas.asp

Source:

Office for National Statistics