The American Cancer Society states that a woman with stage 4 ovarian cancer has a 17 percent chance of surviving past five years. By this stage, cancer growth has spread from one or both ovaries to other organs, such as ... More »

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 life expectancy of a patient with kidney cancer depends upon its stage, or how far the disease has spread, according to the American Cancer Society and Healthline. In stage one, the cancer tumor is small and confined... More »

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The five-year survival rate for patients with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer ranges from 39 to 56 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. The rate increases to 92 percent if the cancer is found and treate... More »

The life expectancy for someone with multiple myeloma depends on the stage of the disease when diagnosed, according to the American Cancer Society. Stage I patients have a median survival rate of 62 months. Stage II pati... More »

A diagnosis of stage 3 peritoneal cancer is severe because the cancer has spread from the lining of the pelvis and abdomen to another organ, such as the liver or spleen, according to the American Cancer Society. Doctors ... More »

The difference between stage 4 liver cancer and stage 3 liver cancer is that in stage 4A, the cancer has spread to local lymph nodes, reports the American Cancer Society. In the more advanced stage 4B, the cancer has met... More »