The published decision figures show the areas with the best and worst cancer survival rates.
The results show nearly a third of cancer patients in Leicester city to die within a year of birth – with a survival rate of 12 months from 67.7 per cent.
This is also the worst NHS group in the country according to this result.
Central and Kent performed very poorly on cancer survival rates.
But the gap between the worst and the best is closed by 6.3 per cent in the last 15 years – meaning wherever you live, the odds are the same.
The statistics were released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and show that the London area has the best survival rates in Richmond where they are currently at 77.4 per cent.
The difference between the highest and lowest levels fell from 16 per cent in 2001 to 9.7 according to the numbers released today for 2016.
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Matt Case from Cancer Research UK said: "It's certainly good news that the survival of cancer has improved since 2001, we need to develop the rate of cancer leading to a faster rate if we are to go. engaging with other countries.
“The removal of early cancer is vitally important for developing life but the NHS is currently struggling to cope with a lack of permanent staff.
“The Government needs to invest more staff to detect and treat cancer, or the aim of giving 75% of cancer by 2028 is not achievable.”
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