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Liver cancer Key Facts

Liver Stats DoughnutKey messages on incidence, survival, mortality, risk factors (causes) and a summary table of the statistics for liver cancer are given here.

More comprehensive information and statistics for liver cancer is here: incidence, survival, mortality and risk factors.

The latest statistics available for liver cancer are; incidence 2011, mortality 2011, and survival 1996-1999. Source years are specified in the statistics table. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.

 

How common is liver cancer?

Read more in-depth liver cancer incidence statistics.

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How many people survive liver cancer?

Read more in-depth liver cancer survival statistics.

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How many people die from liver cancer?

Read more in-depth liver cancer mortality statistics.

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What are the main causes of liver cancer?

Read more in-depth liver cancer risk factors.

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Liver cancer statistics table

LIVER CANCER STATISTICS Males Females Persons Country Year3
Number of new cases per year 2,776 1,572 4,348 UK 2011
Incidence rate per 100,000 population1 7.1 3.1 5
Number of deaths per year 2,440 1,666 4,106 UK 2011
Mortality rate per 100,000 population1 6.0 3.2 4.5
One-year survival rate2 19.6% 20.3% - England & Wales 1996-1999
Five-year survival rate2 5.1% 5.7% -

1. European age-standardised    2. Adults diagnosed    3. Latest statistics available

More detailed liver cancer statistics can be found using these links: incidence, survival, mortality and risk factors

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Updated: 2 June 2014