Cancer survival in England: rates improve and variation fallsBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1532 (Published 02 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1532
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
England has seen an improvement in all cancer survival rates and a decrease in geographical variation since 2001, new figures1 from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown.
● Overall cancer survival Estimates of the combined one year survival rates for all cancers (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer and prostate cancer) in England have consistently improved over 15 years, from 62% in 2001 to 72.8% in 2016. The most improved clinical commissioning group …