Emergency Presentation Routes

The emergency presentation Route can be further split into ‘sub-routes’, namely Accident and Emergency (A and E), GP emergency presentation (where a GP makes an emergency referral), inpatient emergencies and outpatient emergencies. These sub-routes offer a more detailed insight into emergency presentations.

The graphs show the proportion of incident cancers diagnosed by emergency presentation, split by emergency presentation sub-route, between 2006 and 2016.

The top graph is a line graph: the lines show the percentage of cancers diagnosed by each emergency presentation sub-route, across the years.

The lower graph shows the same information in an area plot: here the area respresents the percentage of cancers diagnosed by each emergency presentation sub-route.

Some tumour sites have a low number of emergency presentations diagnosed, such as breast cancer and melanoma, and care should be taken when using information relating to such cancer sites.

More information on Routes to Diagnosis can be found here .

How to use these graphs:

The cancer site of interest can be selected from the drop down menu above, with 42 cancer sites and an all cancers (all malignant neoplasms (excl. non-melanoma skin cancer)) grouping. Only one site option can be displayed at a time.

To add confidence intervals to the line box, check the Confidence Intervals box.