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Statistical Reports

Ontario Cancer Statistics 2016

Jun 2016
Data Type: Surveillance
Publication Series: Ontario Cancer Statistics

For the most recent edition of this report, see Ontario Cancer Statistics 2020.

Ontario Cancer Statistics 2016 comprehensively describes the burden of cancer in Ontario. This report uses data from the Ontario Cancer Registry to provide a clear picture of cancer in this province, focusing on the incidence, mortality, relative survival and prevalence of the disease. This information is intended to support decision-makers, the public health community, healthcare providers, researchers and others in planning, investigating, measuring and monitoring population-based cancer control efforts.

The report comprises 5 key chapters that can be downloaded individually. Also available for use is an infographic summary, a video walkthrough of the entire report, narrated recordings for each chapter and ready-to-use PowerPoint slides with figures from the report.

Highlights

  • Statistics on 23 cancer types, examined by age, sex and geography 
  • Reports on over 30 years of data, from 1981-2012, and projections for 2013-2016
  • 6 “In-focus” spotlights with statistics on clinically relevant indicators for breast, cervical, colorectal, head and neck, lung and prostate cancers