WCISU

(redirected from Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit)
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WCISUWelsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (cancer registry for the National Health Service in Wales)
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A new report by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) at Public Health Wales looked at survival rates for each type of cancer.
The report, by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU), discovered patients with melanoma (skin cancer) have statistically the highest chance of surviving more than one year after diagnosis (96.6%), followed by female breast cancer (95.9%) and prostate cancer (95.7%).
A report by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, said Wrexham Maelor's stomach and gullet cancer services were the best in Wales.
But the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit believes the increasing number of cases of the cancer are down to a different way of counting the figures.
A new study by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit has found that breast cancer is still the most common cancer in women.
According to the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, the amount of lung cancer cases in women rose from 825 in 2003 to 1,121 in 2013.
The Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit published its annual report revealing an increase in the number of malignancies between 2003-07.
The data comes from a UK research programme between Macmillan and Public Health England's National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN), with the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) at Public Health Wales.
A report by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) of Public Health Wales, which looks at all cancer incidence, mortality and survival rates in the nation, found that lung cancer killed 1,894 people in 2012, with the disease accounting for almost 22% of cancer deaths - more than bowel and breast cancers combined.
The Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit collate cancer figures for the whole of Wales but have never published a breakdown for small areas.
The Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) says there were just over 18,000 cancer cases diagnosed in Wales in 2012 - around 10% or 1,700 more than 10 years earlier in 2003.
Figures from the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit show that 14 men were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, along with 2,585 women.
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