HC Deb 20 February 1995 vol 255 c26W
Mrs. Golding

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the mortality rate from breast cancer in(a) England and (b) other OECD countries for which figures are available.

Mr. Sackville

In 1993 the provisional mortality rate for malignant neoplasm of the female breast—ICD1 184—in England was 49.3 per 100,000 women.

The latest available data for other Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development countries can be found in the "United Nations Demographic Yearbook", copies of which are available in the Library. 1International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision.