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National Cancer Center researchers find survival rates for different types of cancer

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Posted at 11:09 AM, Dec 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-14 14:09:36-05

The National Cancer Center compiled data on patients diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and 2011 at 318 medical institutions nationwide.

Researchers found the five-year survival rate for all cancers was 66.4 percent.

By body part, prostate cancer has the survival rate of 98.8 percent.

While women's breast cancer's rate is 92.2 percent, pancreatic cancer is 9.8 percent, and liver cancer is 40.4 percent.

The center for the first time disclosed the survival rate by stage for each of the five sites.

In the case of stomach cancer, more than 90 percent are alive at any age in early stage one.

In stage three, the five-year survival rate under 40 years is 60.4 percent.

From 70 to 80 years old, the survival rate stands at 45.4 percent, and over 80 years old is 29.3 percent.