Special Report

Cancers With the Highest and Lowest Survival Rates

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23. Pancreas
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (2008-2014): 9.0%
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (1975-1977): 3.0%
> New cases in 2016: 49,093 (or 13 per 100,000 people)
> Total no. of deaths in 2016: 42,757 (or 11 per 100,000 people)

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22. Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (2008-2014): 19.0%
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (1975-1977): 3.0%
> New cases in 2016: 33,482 (or 8 per 100,000 people)
> Total no. of deaths in 2016: 26,569 (or 7 per 100,000 people)

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21. Lung and Bronchus
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (2008-2014): 20.0%
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (1975-1977): 12.0%
> New cases in 2016: 218,229 (or 56 per 100,000 people)
> Total no. of deaths in 2016: 148,869 (or 39 per 100,000 people)

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20. Esophagus
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (2008-2014): 21.0%
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (1975-1977): 5.0%
> New cases in 2016: 17,478 (or 4 per 100,000 people)
> Total no. of deaths in 2016: 15,459 (or 4 per 100,000 people)

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19. Stomach
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (2008-2014): 32.0%
> Patients expected to survive 5 years after diagnosis (1975-1977): 15.0%
> New cases in 2016: 24,146 (or 6 per 100,000 people)
> Total no. of deaths in 2016: 11,433 (or 3 per 100,000 people)