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Unformatted text preview: Dr Heather O Dickinson http://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/heather.dicki Department of Child Health Cancer trends in England and Wales Deaths by cause (all ages), England & Wales, 1998 cancer 25% diseases of circulatory system 41% diseases of respiratory system 16% other 18% Age 1-4 yrs congenital anomalies Age 5-24 yrs accidents nervous system Age 25-74 yrs Over 75 yrs cancer respiratory system circulatory system other Deaths by cause and age group, 1998 5-year survival 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% breast lung colon rectum prostate bladder stomach Affluent Deprived Adult cancer, diagnosed 1986-90 5-year survival 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% breast lung colon ALL CANCERS rectum prostate bladder stomach Affluent Deprived Adult cancer, diagnosed 1986-90 Target In July 1999, the UK government set a tough but attainable target: to reduce the death rate from cancer in people under 75 by at least a fifth by 2010 (compared with 1997)- saving up to 100,000 lives Cancer mortality, under age 75 yrs Year 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 1998 100 200 Annual mortality per 100,000 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 stomach lung prostate colorectal bladder oesophagus Male deaths from cancer, 1998 5,000...
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