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Breast Cancer: Health Services

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much on average was spent on treating a breast cancer patient by each primary care trust in each strategic health authority in each of the last five years. (259394)

The information is not available in the format requested. The following table shows an estimate of the gross expenditure on cancers and tumours by the national health service in England for all cancer and tumour types for the last four available financial years. This information was first collected in 2003-04 and is not available for any previous years.

The table also shows gross expenditure on breast cancer for 2006-07, the first year that those data was collected at sub-category level.

Estimated gross expenditure on cancer and tumours (all types) and on breast cancers and tumours from 2003-04 to 2006-07

£

Financial year

Gross expenditure on cancers and tumours—all types

Gross expenditure on breast cancers and tumours

2003-04

3,385,750,000

n/a

2004-05

3,773,203,000

n/a

2005-06

4,302,656,000

n/a

2006-07

4,352,460,000

403,807,000

Source:

Department of Health Resource Accounts.

A table showing the gross expenditure on breast cancers and tumours for 2006-07 by each primary care trust has been placed in the Library