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Understanding Cancer E-learning

Oncology training for NHS and Public Health non-clinical staff

 07 Nov 2014

What cancer stats are available?

Download our useful reference guide.

09 Jan 2015

Links to recent cancer statistics

The most recent cancer incidence, mortality and survival statistics can be found here.

Health Intelligence Networks

NCIN is one of five health intelligence networks run by Public Health England. The others are for cardiovascular disease, child and maternal health, mental health, dementia and neurology, and end of life care. Collaboration between the networks is growing. Find out more....

 07 Nov 2014


The National Cancer Intelligence Network

The NCIN is a UK-wide initiative, working to drive improvements in standards of cancer care and clinical outcomes by improving and using the information collected about cancer patients for analysis, publication and research.

NCIN - 30 years of cancer intelligence - a look back on the history.

Find out more about NCIN.

Most recent publications

The following is a list of the most recent publications produced by NCIN

Most recent


Rare and less common cancers report

Incidence and mortality for many rare and less common cancers (2010-2013) in England, produced in partnership with Cancer52

New report on major resections by routes to diagnosis

Major resection rates in England by route to diagnosis for 20 cancer sites (2006-2010). (Previous report providing major resection rates by age and sex is also available here.)

Routes to diagnosis

Routes and relative survival for cancers diagnosed in England in 2006-2010

NCIN central analysis work programme

Summary of the current work being undertaken by the central analytical team


08 June 2015


Consumer representatives needed for NCIN Site Specific Clinical Reference Groups

We are currently seeking consumer representatives for a number of our Site Specific Clinical Reference Groups.

Further information and application pack. (Closing date - 5th July 2015)

12 June 2015

Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset v6.0 - pathology documentation now published

The pathology specific documentation for XML submissions to be implemented from January 2016 are now available.  Further details and documentation on the COSD webpages

16 May 2015

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Regional Pilot Campaign – Interim results

The NCIN has published interim results from this Be Clear on Cancer regional pilot campaign. The campaign took place in the North West of England between February and March 2014. Download the report

27 Feb 2015