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Colorectal cancer develops in the cell lining of the colon and rectum. Cells may form benign (non-cancerous) growths called polyps. Over a period of years, a series of DNA mutations can occur, leading polyps to become malignant (cancerous).
Bladder cancer normally develops in the cells that form the inner lining of the bladder. Changes in bladder cells can lead to conditions such as urinary tract infections or benign tumours (non-cancerous), but can also lead to cancer.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), in collaboration with other governmental and non-governmental organizations, conducts national surveillance of cancer to support the planning and evaluation of cancer-related policies, programs, and services. For this fact sheet, data from the Canadian Cancer Registry, the Canadian Vital Statistics – Death Database, and the Canadian Community Health Survey were used to provide current statistics on the burden of cancer in Canada.
The Cancer in Young People in Canada (CYP-C) program maintains a national childhood cancer
surveillance and research database that is available to researchers seeking to improve cancer diagnosis,
treatment, and outcomes.
The Cancer in Young People in Canada (CYP-C) Data Tool provides pan-Canadian surveillance data on children and youth with cancer to inform research and planning for cancer control efforts. The CYP-C surveillance system operates through a collaboration between the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, and the C17 Council, a network of all seventeen children’s cancer hospitals across the country.
[ARCHIVED] Community Counts data is retained for archival purposes only, such as research, reference and record-keeping. This data has not been maintained or updated. Users looking for the latest information should refer to Statistics Canada’s Census Program (https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/index-eng.cfm?MM=1) for the latest data, including detailed results about Nova Scotia. This table reports cancer rates by primary site and age group.
Chronic Disease based on age standardized and age specific incidence rates of cancer for Alberta
The Cancer in Young People in Canada (CYP-C) program is a national, population-based surveillance system that collects health and treatment information on each child/youth under the age of fifteen diagnosed with cancer in Canada. These datasets contain the information presented in the tables and figures describing the demographics, diagnosis, treatment, location and timing of care, and outcomes in children diagnosed with cancer from 2001-2006 which were published in the following report:
The Public Health Agency of Canada. (2017). Cancer in Young People in Canada: A Report from the Enhanced Childhood Cancer Surveillance System.