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Deaths from Rectal cancer

Survival rate statistics for Rectal cancer

The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Rectal cancer:

  • 59.2% of people with colon and rectal cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 62% of white people survive 5 years for rectal cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 53% of African American people survive 5 years for rectal cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 62% survive 5 years for rectal cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 5-year survival rate for black people with colon and rectal cancer is 49.5% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for people with colon and rectal cancer is 59.2% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white people with colon and rectal cancer is 60.1% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with rectum cancer is 69% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with rectum cancer is 40.3% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with rectum cancer is 79% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with rectum cancer is 51% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with rectum cancer is 80% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with rectum cancer is 46% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 50-59 with rectum cancer is 78% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 50-59 with rectum cancer is 45% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 60-69 with rectum cancer is 74% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 60-69 with rectum cancer is 43% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 70-79 with rectum cancer is 67% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 70-79 with rectum cancer is 40% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 80-99 with rectum cancer is 56% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 80-99 with rectum cancer is 33% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 15-99 with rectum cancer is 71.4% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 15-99 with rectum cancer is 44.8% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 15-39 with rectum cancer is 87% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 15-39 with rectum cancer is 56% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 40-49 with rectum cancer is 81% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 40-49 with rectum cancer is 53% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 50-59 with rectum cancer is 82% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 50-59 with rectum cancer is 52% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 60-69 with rectum cancer is 78% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 60-69 with rectum cancer is 49% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 70-79 with rectum cancer is 70% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 70-79 with rectum cancer is 44% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for women aged 80-99 with rectum cancer is 54% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for women aged 80-99 with rectum cancer is 33% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 7 months is the median survival for patients with advanced colorectal cancer at time of diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 16 months is the median survival for patients with advanced colorectal who are still alive two years after diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • Nearly 6 years is the median survival for patients with advanced colorectal who are still alive five years after diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)

Rectal cancer: Life Years Lost

Average life years lost from Rectal cancer: 13.4 years for colon/rectum cancer (SEER)1

Misdiagnosis and Rectal cancer deaths

Rectal cancer can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Deaths from Rectal cancer: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Rectal cancer:

Rectal cancer: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Rectal cancer:

  • 0.12% (15,719) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 65% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 35% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction were for women 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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