articles

The overall 5-year survival for those afflicted with liver cancer is 16 percent, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Liver cancer kills approximately 23,000 people annually in the United States, as of... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The overall relative five-year survival rate for liver cancer is 15 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates vary according to the stage of the cancer: 28 percent for localized, 7 percent for reg... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Survival rates for secondary liver cancer vary greatly depending on the initial location of the cancer, notes the University of California San Francisco Department of Surgery. The five-year survival rate typically ranges... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer
similar articles

Surgery is generally the first-line treatment for liver cancer, although radiation therapy, chemotherapy, thermal ablation and percutaneous ethanol injections are also sometimes used, depending on the particular patient,... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The overall survival rate for those diagnosed with uterine cancer is 82 percent, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. For those with localized cancer that has not spread beyond the uterus, the prognosi... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

As of 2006, the 5-year relative survival rates for prostate, breast, bladder colorectal and lung cancer are 100 percent, 90 percent, 81 percent, 67 percent and 16 percent respectively, reports the National Institutes of ... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

A Gleason score of 7 indicates a medium-grade prostate tumor with a greater likelihood of spreading than low-grade tumors, which can decrease survival rates, notes the American Society of Clinical Oncology. When reportin... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer