Cancer Prevention, Screening and Treatment: Trends

Similar to England premature mortality from all cancers has improved in recent history in Lewisham, however the mortality rate remains higher in Lewisham than England.

 

 

 

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Source: NHS IC Indicator Portal

 

The premature mortality rate of cancer for men in Lewisham for the period, 2005-2007, was significantly higher than the London and England rates.

 

Table 4: Premature Mortality Rates of Cancer in Males - 2005-2007

The premature mortality rate of female cancer in Lewisham has generally been above the rate for England. However the most recent data 2005-2007 shows that this rate was not significantly different from that of England or London.

 

Table 5: Premature Mortality Rates of Cancer in Females - 2005-2007

Source: NHS IC Indicator Portal

 

 

 

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