Oral cancer statistics
Oral cancer statistics are presented here.
- In 2010, 6,539 people in the UK were diagnosed with oral cancer.
- In 2011, there were 2,056 deaths from oral cancer in the UK.
- In 1996-1999, around 50% of adult oral (cavity) cancer patients (47.2% of men and 55.4% of women) in England survived their cancer for five years or more.
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The latest statistics available for oral cancer are; incidence 2010, mortality 2011, and survival 1996-1999. 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 oral cancer is available on the CancerHelp pages.
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