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Prostate cancer statistics

Prostate Stats DoughnutProstate cancer statistics are presented here.

  • In 2010, 40,975 men in the UK were diagnosed with prostate cancer.
  • In 2011 there were 10,793 deaths from prostate cancer in the UK.
  • In 2005-2009, 81.4% of adult prostate cancer patients in England survived their cancer for five years or more.

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The latest statistics available for prostate cancer are; incidence 2010, mortality 2011, and survival 2005-2009. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.

The latest incidence statistics for prostate cancer

The latest mortality statistics for prostate cancer

Or see a visual summary of the fall in prostate cancer death rates

The latest survival statistics for prostate cancer

The latest information on the risk factors for prostate cancer

Statistics for symptoms and treatment are currently under review.

A summary of the usual treatment for prostate cancer is available on the CancerHelp pages.

Information on screening for prostate cancer

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Updated: 15 January 2013