Lung cancer statistics
Lung cancer statistics are presented here.
- In 2010, 42,026 people in the UK were diagnosed with lung cancer.
- In 2010 there were 34,859 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 2010, and survival 2005-2009. Please note that incidence data in this section are for 2009 and that 2010 data are coming soon. 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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