Eye cancer survival statistics

Survival

Survive eye cancer for 10 or more years, 2009-2013, England

 

95% of men survive eye cancer for at least one year, and this is predicted to fall to 70% surviving for five years or more, as shown by age-standardised Open a glossary item net survival for patients diagnosed with eye cancer during 2009-2013 in England.[1] Survival for women is similar, with 95% surviving for one year or more, and 71% predicted to survive for at least five years.

Eye Cancer (C69), Age-Standardised One-, Five- and Ten-Year Net Survival, Adults (Aged 15-90), England, 2009-2013

1-Year Survival (%) 5-Year Survival (%) 10-Year Survival (%)
Men Net Survival 94.7 70.0 60.5
95% LCL 92.8 66.2 55.2
95% UCL 96.1 73.5 65.4
Women Net Survival 94.8 70.7 58.4
95% LCL 92.9 66.8 53.2
95% UCL 96.3 74.2 63.3
Adults Net Survival 94.8 70.3 59.5
95% LCL 93.5 67.6 55.9
95% UCL 95.8 72.8 63.0

95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper confidence limits Open a glossary item
 
Five- and ten-year survival is predicted using an excess hazard statistical model
 

Eye cancer survival continues to fall beyond five years after diagnosis. 61% of men and 58% of women are predicted to survive their disease for ten years or more, as shown by age-standardised net survival for patients diagnosed with eye cancer during 2009-2013 in England.[1

References

  1. Muller P, Belot A, Morris M, Rachet B, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Net survival and the probability of cancer death from rare cancers. Available from http://csg.lshtm.ac.uk/rare-cancers/. Accessed July 2016.
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Five-year survival for eye cancer is highest in the youngest men and women and decreases with increasing age. Five-year net survival in men ranges from 81% in 15-49 year olds to 61% in 70-89 year-olds for patients diagnosed with eye cancer in England during 2009-2013.[1] In women, five-year survival ranges from 81% to 65% in the same age groups.

Eye Cancer (C69), Five-Year Net Survival by Age, England, 2009-2013

References

  1. Muller P, Belot A, Morris M, Rachet B, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Net survival and the probability of cancer death from rare cancers. Available from http://csg.lshtm.ac.uk/rare-cancers/. Accessed July 2016.
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