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Cancer statistics

Here we share cancer statistics for the UK as well as comparisons of the UK to other countries in the world; preventability estimates; and lifestyle statistics for each of WCRF UK's 10 Recommendations for Cancer Prevention.

World cancer statistics

World cancer statistics

Learn how UK cancer rates compare to the rest of the world.

Preventability estimates

Preventability estimates

Information on the proportion of common cancer cases that could be prevented through improved diet, physical activity and body weight.

Lifestyle statistics

Lifestyle statistics

UK statistics on lifestyle factors for each of WCRF UK’s 10 Recommendations for Cancer Prevention.

Cancer Prevention Policy Report

Types of cancer

More on the the 14 types of cancer where there is strong evidence that risk is affected by diet, physical activity and weight.