Five-year survival for the years 1964-2003 was first calculated in the Nordic Cancer Survival Study. This project was published in Acta Oncologica 2010 issue 5 in 13 papers. Papers can freely be downloaded and a list of the papers and links via PubMed can be found here.
"Prediction of Cancer Incidence in the Nordic Countries up to the Year 2020" is available from the European Journal of Cancer Prevention Volume 11 Supplement 1, June 2002 and can be found here: Download pdf
Trends in cancer survival in the Nordic countries 1990-2016: the NORDCAN survival studies (Acta Oncologica 2020, 59(11):1266-1274)