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What is the survival rate of a person diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: D/w your oncologist

In general, the median overall survival of stage 4 kidney cancer will be around 16 to 20 months- with a 5 year overall survival of less than 10%.
If eligible for il-2, in selected cases, ( will depend on the location of metastases, the type of cancer cells, how much metastases, other prognostic factors- overall condition etc) - il-2, can give dramatic and durable responses. D/w your md.

In brief: D/w your oncologist

In general, the median overall survival of stage 4 kidney cancer will be around 16 to 20 months- with a 5 year overall survival of less than 10%.
If eligible for il-2, in selected cases, ( will depend on the location of metastases, the type of cancer cells, how much metastases, other prognostic factors- overall condition etc) - il-2, can give dramatic and durable responses. D/w your md.
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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology

In brief: Low

Unfortunately, advanced kidney cancer (ie, "stage iv") has a low survival rate at the 5 and 10 year benchmarks.
In rare cases might prolonged remissions be obtained with aggressive therapy, but 5 year survival for stage IV rcc would be in the low single digits (< 5%).

In brief: Low

Unfortunately, advanced kidney cancer (ie, "stage iv") has a low survival rate at the 5 and 10 year benchmarks.
In rare cases might prolonged remissions be obtained with aggressive therapy, but 5 year survival for stage IV rcc would be in the low single digits (< 5%).
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