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Cancer survival improving globally, but UK lagging behind

Cancer survival is increasing across the globe, according to a new study.

UK cancer survival trails Europe

Survival for UK cancer patients is lower than in much of Europe, according to a new report.

Children’s cancer survival continues to increase

Children diagnosed with cancer in England are now more likely to survive for at least 5 years compared to 25 years ago.

Low cancer symptom awareness linked to lower chance of survival

In regions where cancer survival is poorer, people on average have lower awareness of cancer symptoms.

UK cancer survival improves but continues to lag behind best in Europe

An analysis of data on 10 million patients across Europe has shown that, between 1995 up to 2007, cancer survival figures improved across the continent.

England still struggling to close the gap in cancer survival

Cancer survival in England remains lower than countries with similar healthcare systems, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer