Data and statistics

Where to find information about data and statistics from the Cancer Registry of Norway

The Cancer Registry’s statistics bank contains the incidence (new cases) of cancer in Norway to and including the last available diagnostic year. The statistics distributed amongst different cancer sites, gender, age groups, periods and geographic units.

 

 

The Cancer Registry’s statistics bank contains the incidence (new cases) of cancer in Norway to and including the last available diagnostic year. The statistics distributed amongst different cancer sites, gender, age groups, periods and geographic units.
The Cancer Registry of Norway’s annual publication Cancer in Norway contains incidence, prevalence, relative survival and mortality for cancer in Norway. Here you will find a number of figures and tables ready to be used freely.


The Cancer Registry runs nine clinical registries, and each of these publishes every autumn reports containing statistics according to regional hospital trusts.
Kreftlex offers a lot of useful information about cancer, the statistics displayed there are also taken from the Cancer Registry.


Incidence, survival and mortality for all the Nordic countries can be found in NORDCAN where the Cancer Registry of Norway supplies all the Norwegian numbers.


If you are in search of statistics which cannot be found in any of the above mentioned sites, links or publications, an application to have this extracted can be submitted through the Cancer Registry’s Data Delivery unit by placing a specified order by email to due@kreftregisteret.no.

 In order to apply for individual record data for use in research etc., please use application form B. Information about the application process can be found here. General information about the use of health registries for health research can be found at helsedata.no.

For reporting institutions/hospitals

In addition to this, the Cancer Registry offers administrative and clinical statistics for hospital trusts who report to the registry. This is available through logging into KREMT (KReftregisterets Elektroniske MEldeTjeneste).

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