Vaginal cancer survival statistics

Survival

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

Age

Age that vaginal and vulva cancers survival is highest, 2009-2013, England

 

82% of women survive vaginal or vulval cancer for at least one year, and this is predicted to fall to 64% surviving for five years or more, as shown by age-standardised Open a glossary item net survival for patients diagnosed with vaginal or vulval cancer during 2009-2013 in England.[1]

Vaginal or Vulval Cancer (C51, C52), Age-Standardised One-, Five- and Ten-Year Net Survival, Women, (Aged 15-90), England, 2009-2013

1-Year Survival (%) 5-Year Survival (%) 10-Year Survival (%)
Women Net Survival 82.2 63.6 52.6
95% LCL 81.1 62.0 50.1
95% UCL 83.3 65.2 55.0

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
 

Vaginal or vulval cancer survival continues to fall beyond five years after diagnosis. 53% of women are predicted to survive their disease for ten years or more, as shown by age-standardised net survival for patients diagnosed with vaginal or vulval 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.

About this data

Data is for: England, 2009-2013, ICD-10 C51, C52

Last reviewed:

Five-year survival for vaginal or vulval cancer is highest in the youngest women and decreases with increasing age. Five-year net survival in women ranges from 82% in 15-49 year olds to 55% in 70-89 year-olds for patients diagnosed with vaginal or vulval cancer in England during 2009-2013.[1]

Vaginal or Vulval Cancer (C51, C52), 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.

About this data

Data is for: England, 2009-2013, ICD-10 C51, C52

Last reviewed:

Five-year relative survival for vaginal and vulval cancer in women in England (60%), Scotland (61%) and Northern Ireland (60%) are above the average for Europe (57%). Wales (57%) is similar to the European average.[1] Across the European countries for which data is available, five-year relative survival in women ranges from 41% (Slovakia) to 65% (The Netherlands).[1

Vaginal and Vulval Cancer (C51, C52.9, C57.8, C57.9), Age-Standardised Five-Year Relative Survival, Females (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, vaginal and vulval cancer (C51, C52.9, C57.8, C57.9).

Last reviewed:

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