Yorkshire is famous for many things, let’s stop cancer being one of them

As Yorkshire’s very own cancer charity, we want to work with your businesses to help your employees be aware of how to prevent cancer and spot its early stages.

Make us your charitable partner and together we can have an impact on cancer incidence and survival rates in Yorkshire.

Together we can help employees avoid, survive and cope with cancer
Become a Charitable Partner

One in two Yorkshire people can expect to be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime.*

So if you employ 100 people, it’s expected that 50 will discover they have cancer at some point in their life.

Here are some facts
about cancer
on your doorstep:
York

York

York has one of the poorest survival rates for lung cancer in Yorkshire.1

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1Office for National Statistics, Index of cancer survival for Clinical Commissioning Groups in England: adults diagnosed 1999 to 2014 and followed up to 2015.
Hull

Hull

The rate of lung cancer in Hull is nearly double that of the national average.2

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2CancerData, Mortality, www.cancerdata.nhs.uk
Sheffield

Sheffield

South Yorkshire has smoking rates above the national average3

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3Public Health England, Health Profiles, Adults’ health and lifestyle, Smoking Prevalence in adults.
Leeds

Leeds

Areas of Leeds have some of the highest mortality rates for lung cancer in Yorkshire4

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4CancerData, Mortality, www.cancerdata.nhs.uk
Bradford

Bradford

In Bradford the survival rate for cancer is lower than the national average5

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5Office for National Statistics, Index of cancer survival for Clinical Commissioning Groups in England: adults diagnosed 1999 to 2014 and followed up to 2015.
Halifax

Halifax

Calderdale has the lowest one year survival rate for bowel cancer in Yorkshire6

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6Office for National Statistics, Index of cancer survival for Clinical Commissioning Groups in England: adults diagnosed 1999 to 2014 and followed up to 2015.
Scarborough

Scarborough

Scarborough is the only place in Yorkshire where breast cancer survival rates have fallen7

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7Office for National Statistics, Index of cancer survival for Clinical Commissioning Groups in England: adults diagnosed 1999 to 2014 and followed up to 2015.
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough has some of the highest cancer rates in Yorkshire, far above the national average8

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8CancerData, Incidence, www.cancerdata.nhs.uk
Northallerton

Northallerton

The area surrounding Northallerton is one of only two areas of Yorkshire where rates of prostate cancer are above the national average9

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9CancerData, Incidence, www.cancerdata.nhs.uk
Harrogate

Harrogate

On average over the past few years, Harrogate has had the highest mortality rate from breast cancer in Yorkshire10

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10CancerData, Mortality, www.cancerdata.nhs.uk

Help your employees avoid, survive and cope with cancer

We are here to help Yorkshire businesses help their employees. Get in touch with our Relationships Team to find out about becoming a charitable partner and join other businesses who are working to stop Yorkshire being famous for cancer.

Call us on 01423 877 219 or email info@ycr.org.uk