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Bowel cancer statistics

Bowel Stats DoughnutBowel cancer statistics are presented here.

  • In 2010, 40,695 people in the UK were diagnosed with bowel cancer.
  • In 2011 there were 15,659 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 2011, and survival 2005-2009. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.

The latest incidence statistics for bowel cancer.

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The latest information on risk factors for bowel cancer

Statistics for symptoms and treatment are currently under review. A summary of the usual treatment for bowel cancer is available on the CancerHelp pages.

Information on screening for bowel cancer

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Updated: 22 January 2014