Five-year survival for mesothelioma decreases with increasing age. Five-year net survival in men ranges from 13% in 15-49 year-olds to 4% in 80-99 year-olds for patients diagnosed with mesothelioma in England during 2009-2013. In women, five-year survival ranges from 30% to 4% in the same age groups.
Mesothelioma (C45), Five-Year Net Survival by Age, England, 2009-2013
- Office for National Statistics. Cancer survival in England: adults diagnosed in 2009 to 2013, followed up to 2014. Newport: ONS; 2015.