Bowel cancer statistics
Bowel cancer statistics are presented here.
- In 2010, 40,695 people in the UK were diagnosed with bowel cancer.
- In 2010 there were 15,708 deaths from bowel cancer in the UK.
- In 2005-2009, around 55% of adult bowel cancer patients (54% of men and 56% of women) in England survived their cancer for five years or more.
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The latest statistics available for bowel cancer are; incidence 2010, mortality 2010, and survival 2005-2009. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.
Statistics for symptoms and treatment are currently under review. A summary of the usual treatment for bowel cancer is available on the CancerHelp pages.
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