Prognosis of Pharynx cancer


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Pharynx cancer usually refers to the likely outcome of Pharynx cancer. The prognosis of Pharynx cancer may include the duration of Pharynx cancer, chances of complications of Pharynx cancer, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Pharynx cancer, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Pharynx cancer. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Survival rate statistics for Pharynx cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Pharynx cancer:
  • 52.3% of people with oral cavity and pharynx cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for black people with oral cavity and pharynx cancer is 33.6% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for people with oral cavity and pharynx cancer is 52.3% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white people with oral cavity and pharynx cancer is 54.6% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)

Deaths from Pharynx cancer: 2,070 estimated deaths for pharynx cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

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