40.2% of males survive brain cancer for at least one year. This falls to 11.1% surviving for five years or more, as shown by age-standardised net survival for patients diagnosed with brain cancer during 2013-2017 in England. Survival for females at one year is 39.7% and falls to 13.8% surviving for at least five years. Survival for females is similar to than for males at one year, and higher than for at five years.
Brain Cancer (C71), Age-Standardised One- and Five-Year Net Survival, Adults (Aged 15-99), England, 2013-2017
Ten-year survival estimates are not available for this cancer.
- Office for National Statistics, Cancer survival by stage at diagnosis for England, 2019.
About this data
Data is for England, 2013 - 2017, ICD-10 C71.
Survival statistics give an overall picture of survival and the survival time experienced by an individual patient may be much higher or lower, depending on specific patient and tumour characteristics.