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Professor Julia Verne, Strategic Public Health Lead of PHE's National Cancer Intelligence Network, said: 'Supervision [of sunbeds], particularly in England, needs to improve to adhere to the legislation which is designed to protect young people from the harms of UV damage.
5 per cent now, according to research which will be presented at Public Health England's (PHE) annual National Cancer Intelligence Network conference in Birmingham.
Incidence of kidney cancer, the eighth most common cancer in England, have risen over 2 decades although survival rates have improved, a new report by Public Health England s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) reveals today (16 April 2014).
The 2013 report written by Cancer Research UK, the Men's Health Forum and the National Cancer Intelligence Network also found that liver cancer death rates are twice as high in men than women.
Source: National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN), UK Cancer Information Service (UKCIS).
The finding is in keeping with research by the National Cancer Intelligence Network about bowel cancer, which is diagnosed in about 31,000 people each year in England and Wales and is the second most common cause of cancer death.
The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) said 24% of people are diagnosed after they have gone to accident and emergency wards.
When bowel cancer is found at the earliest stage, there is an excellent chance of survival, with more than 90 per cent of people surviving the disease at least five years," said Chris Carrigan, head of the National Cancer Intelligence Network, in a statement.