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Childhood cancer statistics

Childhood cancer statistics are presented here.Childhood cancer statistics

  • In 2008-2010, an average of 1,603 children per year in the UK were diagnosed with cancer.
  • In 2009-2011, an average of 252 children per year in the UK died from cancer.
  • In 2006-2010, 82% of children in Great Britain survived their childhood cancer for five years or more.

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The latest statistics available for childhood cancer are; incidence 2010, mortality 2011, and survival 2006-2010. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.

The latest childhood cancer incidence statistics

The latest childhood cancer mortality statistics

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Updated: 19 November 2013