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The one-year net survival rate for people diagnosed with cancer in {{ccg16nm}} between 2003 and 2010 was {{survival}}%.

What can survival show?

Survival rates can indicate the potential for improvement in the management of cancer, from early detection through to referral, investigation, treatment and care.

Understanding variation in survival rates along with other cancer data can facilitate service planning and development, and help target resources.

The chart below shows six-month, one-year and five-year net survival rates for people diagnosed with different cancer types between 2003 and 2010. All rates are age-standardised, meaning they take in to account age differences in the underlying populations and provide meaningful comparisons.

What is survival?

One-year survival is crudely the percentage of adults (aged 15 to 99 years) with cancer who are alive one year after diagnosis. 

The rate measures the survival of cancer patients after taking into account the background mortality that patients would have experienced if they had not had cancer.

Learn more about survival.

How does survival for different cancer types compare for six months, one and five years?

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