Survival rate Patients with pancreatic cancer, showing the number or percentage of people, who can prolong their life, 5 years more after they are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Initially, the cancer survival rate was measured in a 10-year period, but recent statistical reports have been reduced, the time period used to be 5 years.
Patients residing in this study were people suffering from pancreatic cancer. Whether they are new to symptoms, or those who have received treatment for this disease.
Survival Rates of Pancreatic Cancer Patients According to Health Experts
Medical professionals continue to inform the public, in a thoughtful way, to estimate your life expectancy period, based on the graph, this survival rate.
They can be used as a base, but as there are no 2 or more patients with the same case, it is advisable to always keep the spirit alive and keep on praying for the cure of cancer.
Factors of the Survival Rate of Cancer Patients
There are several factors, which can affect the survival rates of pancreatic cancer patients and they are as follows:
Surgery, Whether the tumor is removed or not. Otherwise, the chances of relapse are certainly larger, and the cause of the survival rate decreases.
Still In the early stages, the survival rate is higher
General health conditions, patients undergoing chemotherapy, their immune system will be reduced drastically, therefore they have a lower survival rate. Especially for them, the unhealthy, even before being diagnosed with cancer.
Repeated, if the cancer recurs, there is less chance of survival.
A report that has been released by EmedTv, states that the survival rate of patients with pancreatic cancer is quite apprehensive.
Because the pancreas is one of the most vital organs in the body, in some books that are even more important than the liver, pancreatic cancer Survival Rate is one of the lowest among all types of cancer.
The general average of people who are still living this cancer is only at 15-20%. Below is the percentage of patients who can survive 5 years after the diagnosis is confirmed:
• In stage 1, only 16.4% of patients survived
• In stages 2 and 3, there were only 7 percent of survivors
• In stage 4, there were only 1.8 percent of survivors
• For unknown or improper stage cancer patients confirmed, there were only 4.3 percent of survivors