UK lung cancer survival rates among worst in Europe

UK lung cancer survival rates among worst in Europe
 

Lung cancer survival rates is worse in every part of the UK than in most of Europe and other wealthy countries, while breast cancer survival is now up with the best, according to a study comparing outcomes around the world.
The CONCORD-2 study has for the first time pulled together data from 67 countries relating to 25.7 million adults and 75,000 children with cancer. It finds substantial differences in five-year survival rates not only between the developing and developed world but also within the more affluent regions of Europe and North America.
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26 November 2014 in Health, Views: 28
Source: Guardian
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