MHLU - Health Status Resource

Figure 6.16: All cancers (by age group)

Incidence rates per 100,000 population,  by age group, Middlesex-London, Peer Group and Ontario, 2003 to 2007 annual average

Source: 
Cancer Care Ontario (Ontario Cancer Registry), SEER*Stat Release 8 - OCRIS May 2010, February 2011 Release
  • Seniors were at the highest risk for developing cancer. Age-specific cancer rates increased exponentially over the lifespan.
  • Provincial cancer incidence rates were significantly lower compared to Middlesex-London and the Peer Group in those aged 45 and older.