Recommend this news to a (e) friend (e) To receive an alert email for each new actualiteFlux RSSDRSelon The inventory on the survival of cancer patients in France published by INCA (National Cancer Institute ), April 22, 320,000 French victims of cancer every year, but half (53%) survive at least 5 years and 120,000 in fully heal..
These data are derived from the monitoring of patients who suffered from cancer before the year 2000 and it is likely that new treatments developed over the past 10 years, the average survival rate for current patients have increased. previous investigations.
This good news comes fully confirm a long-term trend observed by many sound studies, both nationally and internationally. Institut de Veille Sanitaire (VS), and was published in 2009 a comprehensive compendium on the evolution of the incidence and cancer mortality in France 1980-2005.
This study showed that in humans, cancer mortality decreased since 1989 from 1.5% per year. This decrease is primarily due to the decline in mortality from cancers of the head and neck (SCCHN), prostate, lung, intestine and stomach, and occurs despite the increase in cancer mortality liver, skin and pancreas.
In women, mortality has declined since 1963, and faster 0.7% per year since 1989. This decline is due primarily to lower mortality from cancer of the bowel, breast, stomach and uterus, and occurs despite the increase in mortality from lung cancer, pancreatic and skin.