five-year survival

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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The Office for National Statistics found one and five-year survival rates have continued to creep up for 14 cancers.
Despite the growing challenges, five-year survival rates for most cancers have improved - sometimes significantly - since 2000, according to a study published last week in medical journal The Lancet that reviewed 37.
For children with brain tumors, for example, five-year survival has improved across the board from 54 percent for the period 2000-2004, to more than 60 percent for 2010-2014.
When comparing cancer cases diagnosed in 1975-1977, researchers found that five-year survival rates for cases diagnosed in 2006-2012 were significantly higher for a range of cancers.
Overall, five-year survival rates were higher in teenagers and young adults at 82% compared with 79% in children.
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.
The authors find that there is less R&D investment in drugs that target patient groups with longer commercialization lags, as proxied by higher five-year survival rates, for which the effective duration of patent protection is shorter.
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%.