Lung Cancer in England

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Five year survival
(2013 predicted)6
Active treatment for lung cancer has fallen from 60.2% to 57.6%10
Five year survival estimated to have increased to 16%6
24,000 people a year in England receive a lung cancer diagnosis at a later stage3
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One year survival

The percentage of lung cancer patients receiving anticancer treatment varied by hospital trust from 32% to 83% in 201410

Access to a lung cancer nurse specialist varied from 33.7% to 100% across England in 201410

Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in England24