Five-year survival rate

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  • A Sansoucy: A Brief Summary

    Sansoucy was diagnosed with sarcoma, a cancer that develops in certain tissues like bone or muscle. Though rare in comparison to other cancers, approximately 4,870 adults and children (2,600 males and 2,270 females) were predicted to die from sarcoma this year. The five year survival rate (percentage of individuals who live at least five years after diagnosis) for this serious disease depends on the location of the tumors. Localized sarcomas are given an 83% five-year survival rate while regional stage sarcomas are given 43%, and sarcomas that have spread to distant body areas are given only a 16% five-year survival rate. (Cancer.Net Editorial Board). A. Sansoucy’s sarcoma was…

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  • The Importance Of The Female Reproductive System

    One of the main organs in the female reproductive system are the mammary glands, which are located inside the breast, and they secrete milk. The fallopian tubes are attached to the upper part of the uterus and they serve as tunnels for the egg cells. The reproductive system is a very important part of the female body system and there are many diseases that can effect it. Breast cancer and cervical cancer affect thousands of women every year. According to the American Cancer Institute, in 2013,…

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  • PASSIVE Smoking And Lung Cancer

    THE GRAPH BELOW SHOWS HOW THE RATE OF SURVIVAL HAS GRADULLY FALLEN BEYOND FIVE YEARS OF DIAGNOSIS. GIVEN THAT MEN HAVE 30% OF SURVIVAL RATE FOR ONE YEAR, AND THIS PREDICTION FELL TO 8% OF SURVIVAL IN FIVE YEARS AND LOWER IN 10 YEARS. SURVIVAL FOR WOMEN IS SLIGHTLY HIGHER WITH 35% FOR ONE YEAR,12% IN FIVE YEARS AND 7% IN TEN YEARS. figure 2: Lung Cancer (C33-C34): 2010-2011 Net Survival up to Ten Years after Diagnosis, Adults (Aged 15-99), England and Wales (11) Lung cancer is treated…

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  • Esophageal Cancer Research Paper

    Although survival rate reflects upon the need of more medical advancements of treatments, esophageal cancer makes up only 1% of all cancer cases found in the United States; with about 16,980 newly recorded cases in 2015. In other countries such as India, Iran, northern China and Southern Africa, esophageal cancer is of a greater percentage in cases reported. Esophageal cancer is 3 to 4 times more common in men than in women, of the 16,980 newly reported cases in the United States during 2015,…

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  • Neuroblastoma Treatment

    Low risk group patients have higher than a ninety-five percent chance of surviving at least five years post-diagnosis. The five-year survival rate for intermediate risk group children is between ninety and ninety-five percent. The five-year survival rate significantly drops to forty to fifty percent for patients categorized as high risk. Therefore, children diagnosed at an earlier stage have better survival rates but approximately two-thirds of neuroblastoma patients are not diagnosed until the…

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  • Renal Cancer

    Renal cancer can grow in the tissues around the tumor, the cancer can also move into the lymphatic system which has vessels through out the body. Lastly, renal cancer cells can enter the bloodstream and can be carried and deposited into other organs. Prognosis of renal cancer can determined by the survival rates of the disease. The five years survival rates determines the percentage of people who survived after five years of being diagnose with the disease however some people die of other…

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  • The Second Leading Cause Of Breast Cancer

    The second leading cause of death for women is Breast Cancer. Knowing what causes this cancer can further understand how to diagnosis and for treatment. There are five stages on the chances to survive and how far along the cancer is. There are different symptoms that may be an indicator to watch closely. The prognosis’s on the outcomes depends how early the cancer is caught. That one in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer. As of today over 2.9 million are survivors of breast cancer in…

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  • Essay On Colon Cancer

    Cigarettes are mainly composed of carcinogens, thus encouraging the growth of colon cancer cells. While the contents of cigarettes are known to affect the lungs, recent studies of shown the correlation of cigarettes and colon cancer are increasing, almost to that of cigarettes and lung cancer. Inheritance plays a major role of colon cancer likelihood. Approximately five percent of colon cancer is a result of inheritance. The majority of the five percent are affected by Lynch Syndrome. This…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Stem Cells

    SCID is an immunodeficiency disorder that causes the immune system to severely malfunction. If the immune system malfunctions severely, the patient would not be able to fight off the most common viral or bacterial infections. If SCID is not treated immediately, it is almost always fatal within the first year of life. Stem cells have been used to treat SCID with great effectiveness with over 240 documented cases. After the transplant was carried out, over 73% of the patients were still alive 5…

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  • Pancreatic Cancer: A Case Study

    possibly lymph nodes, this is called stage two. Stage three is where it has spread to major blood vessels and possibly lymph nodes. The final stage, is where is has spread to too many sites such as liver, lungs, and the lining of the abdominal organs (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2014). The survival rate of pancreatic cancer is very small number of people, regardless of the cancer stage the person is in. Statistics show that the five year survival rate for IA exocrine pancreatic cancer is about…

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