Survival outcomes for colorectal cancers are dependent on site of disease as well as stage of disease at diagnosis and the patient's general health and fitness. 81% of patients with colon cancer and 88% of patients with rectal cancer survive at least one year following diagnosis.

This graph shows percentage survival for patients with cancer of the colon and rectum referred to the Christie by stage of disease:

Colorectal Annual Report 2013/14

Last updated: December 2018