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1.6.ii Five-year survival from all cancers in children (formerly indicator 1.6.iii)

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A measure of the proportion of children diagnosed with any type of cancer in a year who are still alive five years after diagnosis.

This indicator attempts to capture the success of the NHS in preventing children from dying once they have been diagnosed with any type of cancer.

As of November 2019, please refer to the data tables published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) available via the resource link below. Please ensure the latest data period is selected. The data for the indicator is displayed in Table 5 of the excel file.

Legacy unique identifier: P01744