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Table 3 Potential life years gained if sex differences in colon cancer patient survival in Sweden could be eliminated, for individual patients aged 55, 65, 75 and 85 and in the total cohort diagnosed in 2011

From: The loss in expectation of life after colon cancer: a population-based study

Age Life years lost Life years lost using female cancer mortality rates Extra years of life using female cancer mortality rates
  Males Females Males Females Males Females
55 12.16 12.34 11.23 12.34 0.93 0
65 8.02 8.40 7.26 8.40 0.76 0
75 4.40 4.88 3.98 4.88 0.42 0
85 1.86 2.18 1.74 2.18 0.13 0
Population 11,843 11,637 10,898 11,637 945 0