The distribution of cancers in adolescents and young adults (15-24 years of age) differ from those in older adults, and so a separate analysis based on classification by histological tumour type is reported. The statistics are intended to assist in the planning of cancer services for this age group.
Source agency: ISD Scotland (part of NHS National Services Scotland)
Designation: Official Statistics not designated as National Statistics
Alternative title: Teenage and Young Adult Cancers (TYAC) in Scotland