Cancer Survival Rates

Cancer Delay Figures Do Not Tell the Whole Picture

Suzanne Trask | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK
Suzanne Trask

A greater public awareness of the symptoms to look out for is needed to help improve cancer survival rates in England. According to the recently pu...

Survival Rates For Cancer In Children Have Increased

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The number of children beating cancer has risen to more than eight in 10, figures show. In the last decade the number of children surviving cancer ...

Cancer Survival Rates Greatly Depend On How Rich You Are By Up To A Third

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Cancer patients living in the most deprived parts of England are a third less likely to be alive five to 10 years after diagnosis than those in the mo...

Persistent Cough? See Your GP Says Health Chiefs As It May Be Lung Cancer

PA | PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People with a persistent cough should see their GP early in case it is a sign of lung cancer, health chiefs said. Almost 24,000 people a year in En...

Is Breast Cancer Care In The UK Up To Scratch?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An investigation is needed to see whether breast cancer care in the UK is up to international standards, experts have said. It comes after new rese...

The Cost Of Cancer Set To Rise By Two Thirds

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The cost of diagnosing and treating cancer patients may rise by nearly two thirds over the next decade, a report has found. Healthca...

Britain Lagging Behind On Cancer Survival Rates

PA | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The UK is lagging behind other countries on survival rates for breast, bowel and cervical cancer and has much higher hospital admission rates for asth...

The Great Cancer Survival Lottery

Ciaran Devane | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Politics
Ciaran Devane

New cancer statistics often make the headlines. Politicians use them consistently to either berate or praise the NHS. We compare ourselves against our European neighbours with them, and we seem to have an unending appetite for crunching numbers to contextualise this disease that so many people fear.