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Deaths from Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer: Deaths

Deaths from Prostate Cancer: 31,729 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Prostate Cancer: 31,728 per year, 2,644 per month, 610 per week, 86 per day, 3 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 31,729 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Prostate Cancer: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Prostate Cancer: The second leading cause of cancer death in American men, prostate cancer will be diagnosed in an estimated 184,500 American men in 1998 and will claim the lives of an estimated 39,200. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Prostate Cancer: Survival Rates

5-year survival rate for Prostate Cancer: 82% of men aged 20-74 survive five years after diagnosis of prostate cancer in Australia 1992-97 (Cancer Survival in Australia, 1992-97, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

Survival rate statistics for Prostate Cancer

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

  • 15 in every 1,000 men die during the first 15 years after diagnosis of prostate cancer (The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol 291, 2004)
  • 44 in every 1,000 men die after the first 15 years following diagnosis of prostate cancer (The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol 291, 2004)
  • 24 months is the median survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer at time of diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 26 months is the median survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer who are still alive two years after diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 34 months is the median survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer who are still alive five years after diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 98% of white people survive 5 years for prostate cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 93% of African American people survive 5 years for prostate cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 98% survive 5 years for prostate cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 79.6% of people with prostate cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for men with prostate cancer is 79.6% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for black men with prostate cancer is 66.4% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white men with prostate cancer is 81.3% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with prostate cancer is 81.7% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with prostate cancer is 53.6% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with prostate cancer is 78% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with prostate cancer is 46% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with prostate cancer is 83% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with prostate cancer is 40% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 50-59 with prostate cancer is 88% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 50-59 with prostate cancer is 58% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 60-69 with prostate cancer is 88% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 60-69 with prostate cancer is 61% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 70-79 with prostate cancer is 84% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 70-79 with prostate cancer is 56% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 80-99 with prostate cancer is 71% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 80-99 with prostate cancer is 41% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)

Prostate Cancer: Life Years Lost

Average life years lost from Prostate Cancer: 8.9 years (SEER)1

Misdiagnosis and Prostate Cancer deaths

Prostate Cancer can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for Prostate Cancer

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Prostate Cancer:

  • 29,900 estimated deaths for prostate cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 29,900 estimated male deaths for prostate cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Each year prostate cancer caused 245 deaths per 100,000 population for men over 65 in the US 2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2000, NIDDK)
  • Each year prostate cancer caused 2 deaths per 100,000 population for men under 65 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2000, NIDDK)
  • Prostate cancer death rates for various sub-populations in the USA:
    • 245 cases per 100,000 men aged over 65 in the USA 1996-2000 (National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 2 cases per 100,000 men aged under 65 in the USA 1996-2000 (National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • African American men have the highest rate in the world (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • African American men have the highest rate in the world (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • Kills 1 in 23 African American men in America CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • Kills 41,000 men each year in America (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • 20.1 per 100,000 people in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 12.9 per 100,000 Asian/Pacific Islander people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 19.0 per 100,000 American Indian or Alaska Native people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 23.5 per 100,000 Hispanic/Latino people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 26.6 per 100,000 white people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 29.1 per 100,000 men died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 66.1 per 100,000 black people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 30.2 white men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 73 African American men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 13.9 Asian American and Pacific Islander men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 21.9 American Indian and Alaska Native men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 24.1 Hispanic Latino men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
  • Rates of death from prostate cancer are dropping in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 4,200 deaths in men from prostate cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 27 per 100,000 deaths in men from prostate cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 2,852 men died from prostate cancer in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 35 men aged 20-74 per 100,000 population die of prostate cancer in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 4.1% of all male deaths was due to prostate cancer in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Prostate cancer caused 2,665 male deaths in Australia 2000 (AIHW and AACR, AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Prostate cancer accounted for 13.3% of male cancer deaths in Australia 2000 (AIHW and AACR, AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Prostate cancer caused 35.9 male deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 2000 (AIHW and AACR, AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

Deaths from Prostate Cancer: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Prostate Cancer:

Prostate Cancer: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Prostate Cancer:

  • 0.3% (37,718) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of prostate in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 90% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of prostate required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of prostate were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

 

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