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What is the survival rate of renal cell carcinoma patients who have had treatment with nephrectomy?
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In brief: Depends on stage
Renal cell carcinoma, like every other cancer, has a staging system. Within any one stage, survival is usually quoted as 5-yr survival, that is, the % of patients one can expect to still be alive in 5 years.
So a nephrectomy might be performed on a patient in stage i, and have excellent survival, or in stage IV and have poor survival.

In brief: Depends on stage
Renal cell carcinoma, like every other cancer, has a staging system. Within any one stage, survival is usually quoted as 5-yr survival, that is, the % of patients one can expect to still be alive in 5 years.
So a nephrectomy might be performed on a patient in stage i, and have excellent survival, or in stage IV and have poor survival.
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Stage dependent
The prognosis for renal cell carcinoma depends on stage, histological grade, type of treatment received, and the patient's overall performance status.
Based on a report from american cancer society 5 yr survival rates- stage i- confined to kidney 81% ; ii extend through the renal capsule, confined to gerota's fascia 74% 5 yr survival; iii include the renal vein, or the hilar lymph nodes 53%;iv 8%.

In brief: Stage dependent
The prognosis for renal cell carcinoma depends on stage, histological grade, type of treatment received, and the patient's overall performance status.
Based on a report from american cancer society 5 yr survival rates- stage i- confined to kidney 81% ; ii extend through the renal capsule, confined to gerota's fascia 74% 5 yr survival; iii include the renal vein, or the hilar lymph nodes 53%;iv 8%.
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