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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Incidence of Lung Cancer


This is the Incidence of lung 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 lung cancer in Bolton is higher than the national average, with the female rate being much higher;
  • A minor reduction in the trend is seen nationally and regionally, but the latest figure for Bolton is the same as it was is 1993;
  • There persists a strong inequality gradient in the North West with the most deprived group having the highest incidence rate;
  • For both genders cancer incidence is more common for those of White ethnicity, but is especially high in White men;
  • Survival is increasing in Bolton at both 1 and 5 years;
  • Incidence is particularly high in the areas of Breightmet N & Withins, Lower Deane & The Willows, and the Town Centre.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


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