Cancer survival gap still deadly

NHS data released in advance of World Cancer Day 2022 shows that cancers of the lung, liver, brain, oesophagus, pancreas and stomach continue to have drastically lower survival rates compared to other common cancers. The Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce is calling for more research, better treatment and earlier diagnosis to close the deadly cancer gap. …

Late diagnosis has created deadly cancer gap

A quarter of cancers in the UK have an average five-year survival rate of just 16%. They are known as the less survivable cancers. NHS data shows less survivable cancers are far more likely to be diagnosed in emergency settings yet early diagnosis is crucial for survival.  Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce launches awareness day to …