5: Microscopically verified

Percentage (%) of microscopically verified cases (persons)

Table No. & Parameters UKIACR average England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
All invasive xnmsc 85.70% 85.22% 84.84% 79.35% 87.21% 91.86%
All xnmsc 0-24 90.28% 94.45% 97.46% 77.49% 94.26% 87.76%
All xnmsc 25-59 95.48% 96.06% 96.54% 91.54% 95.55% 97.71%
All xnmsc 60-79 88.82% 89.21% 87.87% 83.38% 89.70% 93.94%
All xnmsc 80+ 64.92% 64.13% 62.56% 58.33% 65.84% 73.76%
Haematology 83.97% 85.14% 96.67% 56.32% 89.78% 91.93%
Head and Neck 96.86% 97.30% 96.51% 96.35% 97.75% 96.38%
Lower GI 90.36% 89.42% 89.29% 87.26% 91.21% 94.63%
Upper GI 92.39% 93.07% 93.28% 88.78% 93.76% 93.06%
HPB 56.30% 51.75% 48.82% 46.39% 62.65% 71.90%
Trachea, Bronchus & Lung 72.73% 70.54% 69.45% 68.33% 71.83% 83.51%
Melanoma 99.22% 99.24% 100.00% 97.81% 99.43% 99.62%
Breast 98.64% 98.46% 98.98% 97.05% 99.46% 99.23%
Cervix 97.90% 97.53% 98.18% 95.81% 98.77% 99.22%
Other Female Genitals 93.68% 94.67% 92.61% 90.08% 96.69% 94.38%
Prostate 88.58% 86.04% 87.98% 84.12% 88.74% 96.01%
Kidney 75.88% 73.00% 76.71% 66.00% 82.37% 81.29%
Bladder 88.73% 91.15% 88.21% 82.98% 88.89% 92.42%
Brain and CNS 71.18% 71.39% 71.01% 64.21% 71.81% 77.48%
Thyroid & other endocrine glands 94.13% 96.22% 96.59% 91.85% 94.12% 91.86%
CUP 45.97% 49.38% 42.16% 26.40% 42.29% 69.65%
Other invasive cancer 86.01% 87.62% 82.33% 79.09% 88.85% 92.17%
Breast in situ 99.04% 99.97% 100.00% 96.68% 98.78% 99.78%
Cervix in situ 99.91% 100.00% 100.00% 99.58% 100.00% 99.95%
Other tumours 82.23% 88.34% 93.68% 56.49% 75.71% 96.91%
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer 98.38% 99.78% 99.83% 93.30% 99.56% 99.43%

Percentage (%) of non-specificity of morphology codes for cases which are microscopically verified

Table No. & Parameters UKIACR average England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
All invasive xnmsc 3.19% 1.69% 1.52% 7.66% 2.08% 3.02%
All xnmsc 0-24 6.76% 1.06% 0.00% 30.41% 0.00% 2.33%
All xnmsc 25-59 2.59% 1.16% 0.90% 7.06% 1.26% 2.59%
All xnmsc 60-79 2.92% 1.47% 1.39% 6.96% 1.78% 3.01%
All xnmsc 80+ 5.10% 3.28% 3.25% 9.63% 5.13% 4.23%
Haematology 21.43% 0.97% 0.35% 96.65% 1.06% 8.12%
Head and Neck 1.75% 1.62% 0.76% 0.47% 2.96% 2.94%
Lower GI 1.30% 1.24% 0.79% 1.77% 0.98% 1.70%
Upper GI 1.97% 1.83% 1.87% 2.25% 1.19% 2.74%
HPB 5.73% 6.55% 6.41% 8.02% 0.38% 7.28%
Trachea, Bronchus & Lung 3.11% 3.17% 1.78% 3.38% 2.98% 4.21%
Melanoma 0.02% 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 0.00% 0.00%
Breast 1.72% 1.11% 1.97% 0.28% 3.86% 1.37%
Cervix 1.53% 1.31% 0.80% 3.13% 1.25% 1.18%
Other Female Genitals 1.60% 1.27% 1.34% 1.50% 0.21% 3.68%
Prostate 0.60% 0.32% 0.65% 0.80% 0.91% 0.35%
Kidney 1.39% 1.49% 1.13% 1.81% 0.39% 2.15%
Bladder 1.23% 1.06% 0.40% 0.69% 1.14% 2.88%
Brain and CNS 0.27% 0.73% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.64%
Thyroid & other endocrine glands 2.57% 2.30% 3.89% 0.81% 1.25% 4.61%
CUP 22.42% 20.76% 15.36% 27.40% 25.88% 22.69%
Other invasive cancer 2.09% 1.33% 1.13% 1.11% 1.52% 5.37%
Breast in situ 0.56% 0.31% 0.00% 0.98% 0.62% 0.90%
Cervix in situ 0.17% 0.03% 0.00% 0.10% 0.00% 0.73%
Other tumours 11.45% 3.41% 2.57% 13.10% 38.15% 0.00%
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer 0.29% 0.12% 0.03% 0.05% 0.83% 0.42%

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