Gallbladder cancer survival statistics

Survival

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

 

Age

Age that gallbladder cancer survival is highest, 2009-2013, England

 

49% of men survive gallbladder cancer for at least one year, and this is predicted to fall to 20% surviving for five years or more, as shown by age-standardised net survival for patients diagnosed with gallbladder cancer during 2009-2013 in England.[1] Survival for women is lower, with 38% surviving for one year or more, and 15% predicted to survive for at least five years.

Gallbladder Cancer (C23, C24), 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 48.6 19.9 16.6
95% LCL 46.8 18.3 14.6
95% UCL 50.4 21.6 18.6
Women Net Survival 38.4 15.3 13.3
95% LCL 36.9 14.0 11.9
95% UCL 39.9 16.5 14.7
Adults Net Survival 42.7 17.2 14.7
95% LCL 41.6 16.2 13.5
95% UCL 43.9 18.3 15.9

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

Gallbladder cancer survival is similar at five and ten years after diagnosis. 17% of men and 13% of women are predicted to survive their disease for ten years or more, as shown by age-standardised net survival for patients diagnosed with gallbladder 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 gallbladder cancer is highest in the youngest men and women and decreases with increasing age. Five-year net survival in men ranges from 41% in 15-49 year olds to 15% in 70-89 year-olds for patients diagnosed with gallbladder cancer in England during 2009-2013.[1] In women, five-year survival ranges from 37% to 10% in the same age groups.

Gallbladder Cancer (C23-C24), 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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Five-year relative survival for gallbladder cancer in men in England (20%) is similar to the average for Europe (18%). Wales (15%) and Scotland (13%) are also similar to the European average.[1] No five-year survival data is available for Northern Ireland. Across the European countries for which data is available, five-year relative survival in men ranges from 9% (Bulgaria) to 25% (Belgium).[1

Five-year relative survival for gallbladder cancer in women in England (18%) is similar to the average for Europe (16%).[1] No five-year survival data is available for Wales and Scotland. Across the European countries for which data is available, five-year relative survival in women ranges from 11% (Finland) to 27% (Belgium).[1]

Gallbladder Cancer (C23, C24), Age-Standardised Five-Year Relative Survival, Adults (Aged 15+), European Countries, 2000-2007

Data consists of both observed and predicted 5-year relative survival. Where sufficient follow-up was not available for recently diagnosed patients the period approach was used to predict 5-year cohort survival.

Possible explanations for persistent international differences in survival include differences in cancer biology, use of diagnostic tests and screening, stage at diagnosis, access to high-quality care, and data collection practices.[1]

References

  1. De Angelis R, Sant M, Coleman MP, et al. Cancer survival in Europe 1999-2007 by country and age: results of EUROCARE-5 - a population-based study. Lancet Oncol 2014;15:23-34

About this data

Data is for: 29 European countries, patients diagnosed in 2000-2007 and followed up to 2008, gallbladder and biliary tract cancer (International Classification of Diseases for Oncology [ICD-O-3] C23-C24).

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