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Prognosis of Tongue Cancer

Prognosis of Tongue Cancer: For those patients with smaller lesions, which have not spread to the lymph nodes of the neck, the prognosis is excellent. However, as the initial lesion gets bigger or the lymph nodes in the neck become involved, then prognosis deteriorates. ...see also Overview of Tongue Cancer

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Tongue Cancer: 1,700 estimated deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

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

  • Deaths: 1,699 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 1,700 estimated deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004))
  • Incidence: 7,320 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 7,320 new cases for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 23.2% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Tongue Cancer and Overview of Tongue Cancer.

Complications:

Complications of Tongue Cancer may include:

Complications of Tongue Cancer from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Tongue Cancer.

Death Statistics for Tongue Cancer

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

  • 1,100 estimated male deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 600 estimated female deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
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About prognosis:

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

 

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