U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 47-year-old member asked:

Which disease has a higher survival rate? ovarian or pancreatic cancer

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Ovarian: Stage for stage, ovarian cancer has longer survival times.
Dr. Samir Gupta
General Surgery 29 years experience
Ovarian usually: Ovarian cancers generally have a better survival then pancreatic tumors but there are several factors to consider the stage at time of surgery, the cell type of the cancer, the response to chemotherapy and of course, the underlying health of the patient.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Similar questions

A 35-year-old member asked:

I'm curious as to how long is the survival rate of pancreatic cancer?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allan Goldstein
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Short: 6 months--a few have made it 2 years.

Related questions

A 39-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 31-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.