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Prognosis of Bladder Cancer

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Survival rate for Bladder Cancer: 47% survival rate for bladder cancer in the UK 2001 (National Statistics UK Government Census, 2001) ...see also deaths and Bladder Cancer

Average life years lost from Bladder Cancer: 10.9 years (SEER)1 ...see also deaths and Bladder Cancer

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Bladder Cancer: 11,911 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Bladder Cancer from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 11,911 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 11,911 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 56,499 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 56,500 annual cases in USA (SEER 2002 estimate)
  • 21.1% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Bladder Cancer and Overview of Bladder Cancer.

Complications:

Complications of Bladder Cancer may include:

Complications of Bladder Cancer from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Bladder Cancer.

Recurrence of Bladder Cancer

People who have had bladder cancer have an increased chance of getting the disease again. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer: NCI)

Survival Rate Statistics for Bladder Cancer

The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Bladder Cancer:

  • 83% of white people survive 5 years for urinary bladder cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 64% of African American people survive 5 years for urinary bladder cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 82% survive 5 years for urinary bladder cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 79.8% of people with urinary bladder cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for black people with urinary bladder cancer is 60.0% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for people with urinary bladder cancer is 79.8% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white people with urinary bladder cancer is 80.7% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with bladder cancer is 81.7% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics, England and Wales)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with bladder cancer is 96% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics, England and Wales)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with bladder cancer is 93% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics, England and Wales)
  • more survival rate statistics...»

Death Statistics for Bladder Cancer

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Bladder Cancer:

  • 12,710 estimated deaths for urinary bladder cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 8,780 estimated male deaths for urinary bladder cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 3,930 estimated female deaths for urinary bladder cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 1,150 deaths in men from bladder cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 400 deaths in women from bladder cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 7 per 100,000 deaths in men from bladder cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

Bladder Cancer: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Bladder Cancer usually refers to the likely outcome of Bladder Cancer. The prognosis of Bladder Cancer may include the duration of Bladder Cancer, chances of complications of Bladder Cancer, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Bladder Cancer, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Bladder Cancer. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
 

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