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What is the survival rate for stomach cancer?

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Survival rates for cancer are affected by the stage, or progression of the cancer. All cancer survival rates are given according to the stage of the cancer, as well as the 5 year survival of patients, according to the American Cancer Society.

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What is the survival rate for stomach cancer?
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The survival rates for stomach cancer are as follows: Stage 1A has a 71 percent survival rate, and stage 1B has a 57 percent survival rate.

Stage llA has a 46 percent survival rate, and stage llB has a 33 percent survival rate.

Stage lllA has a 20 percent survival rate. Stage lllB has a 14 percent survival rate, and stage lllC has a 9 percent survival rate. Stage IV has a 4 percent survival rate.

Some patients may die from other causes, which may make the survival rate slightly higher. The overall rate of survival for all people diagnosed with stomach cancer in the Unites States is 29 percent, according to the American Cancer Society.

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