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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22012: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 11 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many children are diagnosed with blood cancer, on average, each year.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 18 March 2019

NHS National Services Scotland’s Information Services Division (ISD) supported by Scottish Government funding, collates this information.

Number of Children Diagnosed with Blood Cancer in Scotland

Year

Under 5

5-9

10-14

1992

26

10

5

1993

22

14

8

1994

32

6

12

1995

20

12

5

1996

20

4

9

1997

32

13

13

1998

24

8

11

1999

19

8

9

2000

17

15

7

2001

25

6

6

2002

30

17

11

2003

18

18

11

2004

17

18

13

2005

19

4

12

2006

26

9

5

2007

19

7

4

2008

30

15

9

2009

22

8

7

2010

15

5

7

2011

17

13

7

2012

24

16

6

2013

24

11

6

2014

18

13

6

2015

21

14

8

2016

22

15

9

    

Average

22

11

8

Further information is available at the following link: https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Cancer-Statistics/Leukaemias/