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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Cancer


This is the Incidence of Cancer JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • Incidence of cancer in Bolton is similar to the average for the North West, which is however higher than England;
  • Little change is apparent in the incidence trend for all cancers at local, regional, and national level;
  • There does persist an inequality gradient in the North West with the most deprived having the highest incidence rate;
  • For both genders cancer incidence is more common for those of White ethnicity;
  • Bolton is around average for its statistical peer group;
  • In general, rates are highest in Bolton around the Town Centre and in the East towards Breightmet.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Cancer, Cancer Incidence, Disease and Ill Health


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