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Table 4 Number and percentage of people diagnosed with cancer 1994–2011 and still alive at 31/12/2011, who had had cancer-directed surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy or homone therapy, overall and by age and time since diagnosis 1 , all invasive cancers 2

From: The magnitude and characteristics of the population of cancer survivors: using population-based estimates of cancer prevalence to inform service planning for survivorship care

  Cancer-directed surgery Chemotherapy Radiotherapy Homone therapy
  No. % No. % No. % No. %
Age-group
  <40 5,113 65% 3,915 50% 2,147 27% 302 4%
  40-49 7,630 81% 4,330 46% 3,760 40% 1,369 14%
  50-59 14,855 78% 8,278 43% 8,471 44% 3,693 19%
  60-69 21,226 69% 9,950 33% 13,284 43% 5,603 18%
  70-79 17,801 63% 6,921 24% 11,658 41% 5,669 20%
  80+ 10,831 62% 2,315 13% 4,070 23% 3,706 21%
Time since diagnosis
  <1 year 7,422 50% 3,350 23% 2,970 20% 1,470 10%
  1-4.99 years 27,804 67% 13,831 33% 17,746 43% 8,457 20%
  5-9.99 years 22,796 72% 10,553 33% 13,789 43% 6,283 20%
  10+ years 19,434 79% 7,975 32% 8,885 36% 4,132 17%
Total 77,456 69% 35,709 32% 43,390 39% 20,342 18%
  1. 1at 31/12/2011; 2excluding non-melanoma skin cancer.