Our analyses of public health data build a rich picture of the numbers, needs and experiences of people living with cancer in the UK.
We analyse health data to support people living with cancer, in the right way and at the right time, and to inform how we think the health and social care system needs to adapt.
We want the healthcare sector to follow our lead, by using data to inform good decision-making, while being transparent about how cancer data is used and collected. Read on for insight into the sources we use, how we work with partners to increase the scope of our evidence, and how we translate information into deeper understanding and better care.
What data about cancer diagnoses, hospital admissions and survival rates can tell us about the needs of people living with cancer, now and in the future.
There are now almost 3 million people living with cancer in the UK. Find out more about our calculations and the data sources we use.
We use the results of CPES to better understand how patients feel about their care, and to identify what is working and what could be done better.
Two landmark pieces of analysis, tracking thousands of interactions with the NHS to reveal common outcomes and experiences.
We worked with partners to develop online tools, to help commissioners understand the needs of people living with cancer in their local areas.
Our research strategy is broadly focussed on, but not limited to, four domains.
A tool to help you understand the changing story of cancer in your local area.
Find out about resources, tools and opportunities to support you in your role as a health or social care professional.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you’re not alone. Get information, advice and support and hear from other people who understand what you’re going through.
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