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Prognosis of Ovarian Cancer

Prognosis of Ovarian Cancer: Ovarian cancer is a particularly aggressive cancer and is rarely detected in its early stages. ...see also Overview of Ovarian Cancer

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Ovarian Cancer: 16.9 years (SEER)1 ...see also deaths and Ovarian Cancer

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Ovarian Cancer: 13,627 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

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

  • Deaths: 13,626 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 13,627 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 23,300 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 23,300 annual cases in USA (SEER 2002 estimate); about 1 in 57 women in the United States (NCI)
  • 58.5% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Ovarian Cancer and Overview of Ovarian Cancer.

Complications:

Complications of Ovarian Cancer from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Ovarian Cancer.

Survival Rate Statistics for Ovarian Cancer

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

  • 52% of white people survive 5 years for ovarian cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 52% of African American people survive 5 years for ovarian cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 53% survive 5 years for ovarian cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 41.8% of people with ovarian cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for black women with ovarian cancer is 38.4% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white women with ovarian cancer is 41.6% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for women with ovarian cancer is 41.8% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 15-99 with ovarian cancer is 59.3% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 15-99 with ovarian cancer is 30.6% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 15-39 with ovarian cancer is 87% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • more survival rate statistics...»

Death Statistics for Ovarian Cancer

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

  • 13,900 deaths in women in the US (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 16,090 estimated deaths for ovarian cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 16,090 estimated female deaths for ovarian cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 1,950 deaths from ovarian cancer in women in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 7 per 100,000 deaths from ovarian cancer in women in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

Ovarian Cancer: Research More

About prognosis:

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