five-year survival


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five-year survival

Epidemiology The timespan that a person survives with a particular dread disease, in particular CA; 5YS facilitates standardization of survival statistics. See Cancer-free survival.
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4 per cent for five-year survival and further to 23.
Only a quarter of those questioned in a nationwide survey knew that the UK's five-year survival rate is below the European average, said Breast Cancer Campaign.
Researchers found that although the five-year survival rates for almost all forms of cancer have improved since the 1980s, there has been no development in the statistics for primary bone cancer, which has stayed at 55 per cent.
Five-year survival rates for breast, lung, prostate and colon cancer have
The five-year survival rate for enterprises started in 2003 and still active in 2008 for Wales was 47%, the same as the UK survival rate.
Although five-year survival from childhood cancer in the UK has now reached 75%, and for some types of cancer survival is more than 90%, survival for osteosarcoma, the most common type of childhood bone cancer, remains at about 60%.
The United States, Australia, Canada, France, and Japan had the highest five-year survival rates, whereas Algeria had the worst.
Overall, one-year and five-year survival rates among men were lower in the Spearhead PCTs for each of the seven cancers examined by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Previously treatment was judged on five-year survival - and that too is up from 33 per cent in 1971 to 79 per cent in 2000.
SIR - Reported poorer five-year survival from cancer figures for Wales are unlikely to be explained by a lower access to highly expensive "wonder drugs" (Western Mail, April 28).
Non-diabetic recipients had 93% five-year survival rates, compared to 82% for those with type 2 diabetes.
The five-year survival rates are projected to drop from 15.