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Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU)

The Welsh Cancer Intelligence & Surveillance Unit (WCISU) is the National Cancer Registry for Wales and its primary role is to record, store and report on all incidence of cancer for the resident population of Wales wherever they are treated.

About Us

Click here for information about us and what we do.


We conduct our own research and also collaborate with universities in Wales and with numerous large-scale international studies. Click here for more.

Cancer Reporting Tool - Official Statistics

The latest cancer incidence, mortality and survival official statistics are held here. The next update is planned for May 2024.

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Incidence in Wales

The latest available non-melanoma skin cancer incidence official statistics for Wales for years 2016 to 2020 by cancer subtype, sex, area of residence, area deprivation, age group and tumour location.

Macmillan-WCISU partnership

Macmillan Cancer Support and the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit of Public Health Wales entered into a partnership in April 2017.

Privacy Policy

The purpose of this notice is to inform you of why and how we process your personal data.