The relative five-year survival rate for patients diagnosed with lung cancer is 17.4 percent, as of 2015, according to the National Cancer Institute. The stage of cancer at initial diagnosis, the patient’s age and overal... More »

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There are many variables that determine life expectancy of a cancer patient, such as type of cancer, location of tumors, age, sex and other complications. An oncologist is a doctor who specializes in cancer treatment and... More »

The American Cancer Society lists the 5-year survival rate for stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer as about one percent; stage IV small-cell lung cancer 5-year survival rates are at two percent. Mesothelioma has a 5-year... More »

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The American Cancer Society lists the 5-year survival rate for stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer as about one percent; stage IV small-cell lung cancer 5-year survival rates are at two percent. Mesothelioma has a 5-year... More »

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Life expectancy for liver cancer patients is measured as a five-year survival rate, according to the American Cancer Society. The five-year survival rate for a person with localized liver cancer is 28 percent, while regi... More »

The survival rate for patients diagnosed with stage 4 nonsmall-cell lung cancer is 1 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. The survival rate indicates the percentage of people with the disease who survive mo... More »

According to the American Cancer Society, the observed 5-year survival rate for patients who are diagnosed with stage II lung cancer is around 30 percent. Depending on the location and other qualities of the primary tumo... More »

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