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Prognosis of Esophagus Cancer

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Esophagus Cancer: 15.2 years (SEER)1 ...see also deaths and Esophagus Cancer

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Esophagus Cancer: 7,486 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Complications:

Complications of Esophagus Cancer may include:

Complications of Esophagus Cancer from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Esophagus Cancer.

Survival Rate Statistics for Esophagus Cancer

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

  • 9.2% of people with esophagus cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 15% of white people survive 5 years for esophagus cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 9% of African American people survive 5 years for esophagus cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 14% survive 5 years for esophagus cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 5-year survival rate for black people with oesophagus cancer is 6.1% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for people with oesophagus cancer is 9.2% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white people with oesophagus cancer is 10.5% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with oesophagus cancer is 25.5% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with oesophagus cancer is 5.6% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with oesophagus cancer is 40% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
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Death Statistics for Esophagus Cancer

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

  • 13,300 estimated deaths for esophagus cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 10,250 estimated male deaths for esophagus cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 3,050 estimated female deaths for esophagus cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

Esophagus Cancer: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Esophagus Cancer usually refers to the likely outcome of Esophagus Cancer. The prognosis of Esophagus Cancer may include the duration of Esophagus Cancer, chances of complications of Esophagus Cancer, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Esophagus Cancer, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Esophagus 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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