Geographic Variances in bladder cancer survival rates

05/04/2016

The recently released ONS bulletin shows wide variances of bladder cancer survival across England, and a variance in survival of rates of men and women.  Tthe data also shows that there has been little change in bladder cancer survival rates, unlike improvements in survival rates for other common cancers. 

This data supports ABC UK's view that more vital research is needed to improve outcomes for bladder cancer patients and to understand these variances. 

 ONC Geographic Patterns of Cancer Survival Mar 2016

ONS bulletin Geographic Patterns of Cancer Survival in England

The recent ONS bulletin shows wide variances of bladder cancer survival in England, and also a variance between the survival rates of men and women.  The data also shows that there has been little change in bladder cancer survival rates as compared with other common cancers.

This supports ABC UK's view that there is a serious under-investment into research for bladder cancer.

Read more here  ONC Geographic Patterns of Cancer Survival Mar 2016

 

 


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