Approximately 5,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed each year in the North West of England which represent approximately 105 new diagnosis per year per 100,000 population.
In the Greater Manchester region there are approximately 101 new diagnoses per 100,000 population per year. Rates of prostate cancer in the North West are similar to those for England as a whole.
Since January 2014, 2230 prostate patients have been newly referred to The Christie for treatment. Median age of prostate cancer patients referred here since January 2014 was 69 years