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

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.
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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My mother has kidney cancer which spread to the bone causing her arm to break. Now there's tumours on her hip and spine. What's her survival rate plea?

We all die. Her prognosis with widespread metastasis is not good. Other fractures and pain are disabling. Lung and brain metastasis is also common with renal cancer. Enjoy every day with her that you can! Read more...
Kidney cancer . Your mother, unfortunately, appears to have metstatic spread of her kidney cancer. The best person to ask about her survival is her urologist or her oncologist. They would be able to give a much more informed prognosis than any one else. Read more...
Variable but new txs. Fortunately there are new therapies that are showing a lot of promise for metastatic renal cell cancer that are more effective than past chemotherapies. Overall prognosis depends on her performance status and how much she is able to do herself currently.Pathologic fractures are not good but arms are better than legs or hops which would make her bedridden. Oncologist has stats and can discuss mor. Read more...