Lung Cancer in Scotland

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Five year survival
(2011 - 2017)7
Lung cancer has the poorest survival outcomes of any other cancer type in Scotland7
The percentage of all patients seen by a lung cancer clinical nurse has increased by 80.9% in 2013 to 84.2% in 201410
Patients discussed at MDT level decreased from 97.4% in 201346 to 93.6% in 201410
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One year survival
(2011 - 2017)7

Lung cancer represents over 25% of all cancer related deaths7

4,117 deaths caused by lung cancer in 20147