Lung cancer statistics
Lung cancer statistics are presented here.
- In 2010, 42,026 people in the UK were diagnosed with lung cancer.
- In 2011, there were 35,184 deaths from lung cancer in the UK.
- In 2005-2009, 9.0% of adult lung cancer patients (7.8% of men and 9.3% of women) in England survived their cancer for five years or more.
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The latest statistics available for lung cancer are; incidence 2010, mortality 2011, 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 lung cancer is available on the CancerHelp pages.
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