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Release: Cancer Survival by Cancer Network, Patients diagnosed in 1997-2010 and followed up to 2011

Released: 19 December 2012


Sarah Whitehead

Cancer Analysis Team

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456021

Categories: Health and Social Care, Health of the Population, Conditions and Diseases, Cancer, Cancer Survival, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England

Geographical breakdown: Other

  • One-year and five-year net survival from cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, colon, lung and breast (women) improved by 2 to 15% for adults in England diagnosed in 2010 compared to those diagnosed in 1997.

  • There were disparities in net survival between the 28 Cancer Networks of England, with a difference of over 10% between the networks with the highest and lowest one-year net survival for cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, and lung (women) in 2010.

  • Regional disparities were relatively stable over the period 1997–2010, despite the large overall improvements in survival.

This presents survival by cancer network in England for patients diagnosed during the period 1997-2010 and followed up to 2011.

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