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Table 3 Age-standardised incidence rates for breast and gynaecological cancers by ethnic group in England compared to rates in country of origin using estimates from Globocan

From: Incidence of breast and gynaecological cancers by ethnic group in England, 2001–2007: a descriptive study

Cancer site Ethnicity Females
   England Globocan*
   Cases ASR ASR
Breast White 182478 73.5  
Indian 2194 50.7 22.9
Pakistani 1005 51.8 31.5
Bangladeshi 194 28.1 27.2
Black African 936 62.8 26.3
Black Caribbean 1674 59.0 39.1
Chinese 540 51.6 21.6
Ovary White 30579 11.6  
Indian 288 6.8 5.7
Pakistani 185 9.5 5.8
Bangladeshi 42 6.3 4.0
Black African 117 8.9 4.0
Black Caribbean 181 6.4 4.3
Chinese 101 9.8 3.8
Cervix White 12113 7.0  
Indian 129 3.0 27.0
Pakistani 66 3.3 19.5
Bangladeshi 22 4.0 29.8
Black African 150 10.1 31.7
Black Caribbean 137 5.2 20.8
Chinese 54 4.8 9.6
Endometrium White 28449 5.3  
  Indian 398 4.9 1.9
  Pakistani 161 4.5 2.8
  Bangladeshi 27 2.0 0.3
  Black African 131 6.2 2.6
  Black Caribbean 338 6.0 9.0
  Chinese 111 6.3 11.1
  1. *Globocan [2] figures used are for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean, and China.