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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Colorectal Cancer


This is the Colorectal 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 colorectal cancer in Bolton is similar to the average for England;
  • A small increase over time in the incidence trend at local, regional, and national level is evident;
  • 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;
  • Survival is increasing in Bolton at both 1 and 5 years;
  • Geographically, high rates are seen in areas of Bolton that are at both ends of the deprivation scale.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Bowel Cancer


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