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There are now 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK. The number has grown by an extra 400,000 people in just five years. (You can read a plain text version here).
By the end of 2016, there will be more than 1,000 people diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK.
Cancer survival varies by 61% across England.
Learn more about the Facts and Figures here. These illustrate the impact of cancer, and have been verified by our Evidence department.
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