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Abstract
Contains data on one- and five-year survival rates, by broad age group, for adult patients (aged 15-99 years) diagnosed with one of 23 less common cancers in England and Wales.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Cancer survival
Variables
Number of patients, survival, gender, age.
Keywords
Lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, survival
Identifier Variables
HA, country
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Cancer
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Office for National Statistics
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample
Sample size varies each year by site of cancer. For example, for adrenal cancer, total number of patients diagnosed between 1991 -1995 was 186. While 138 patients were diagnosed between 1996 - 1999.
Availability
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.statistics.gov.u[…]Survival+Trends+Series+SMPS
Contact
Tel: +44(0)2075335261
Publications
Coleman MP, et al. Trends and socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in England and Wales up to 2001. British Journal of Cancer 2004; 90: 1367–1373