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Brain: Tumours

Question for Department of Health

UIN 228707, tabled on 23 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people were living with a brain tumour, including all intercranial tumours, on the last date for which figures are available.

Answered on

26 March 2015

The UK Cancer Prevalence Project from the National Cancer Intelligence Network and Macmillan Cancer Support will publish 20-year cancer prevalence data in summer 2015, including new statistics on brain tumour survivors. Previous data can be found at:

http://www.ncin.org.uk/view.aspx?rid=76

Note: The brain tumour statistic relates to International Classification of Diseases’ version 10 codes C70-C72.

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