Cancer

Alongside cardiovascular disease, cancer is one of the biggest killers in Kent. Cancer was recorded as the underlying cause of death in 28% of mortalities in 2013.

Amongst the under 75's cancer is by far the biggest killer. Cancer was recorded as the underlying cause of death in 43% of premature mortalities (deaths under 75 years of age) in 2013.

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Our resources

Our resources

Data and reports

Information on incidence, mortality and prevalence rates can be found in the 'living well' section of our Health and Social Care Maps.

We have also produced an equity audit for cancer in Kent.

Library services

The Public Health and Social Care Library can provide access to library and knowledge services, including books and journal articles relating to cancer.  We can also produce bespoke literature searches.

Requests

If you can't find what you were looking for, we complete over 200 ad-hoc requests for analysis each year. Request further analysis or a literature search or contact us.

External resources

External resources

A number of organisations produce cancer statistics both at national and local level.